Welcome to the Global Health Priorities website.
Situated at the Department of Global Health and primary Care at the University of Bergen, the GHP research group study the ethics and economics of priority setting in health. Key research topics are: the ethics of decisions at a clinical and population level, local implications of global and national health policies, equity-efficiency trade-offs, and standard and extended health economic evaluations.
Here you can read about new publications and other news from the research group, and access background information about projects and group members. You can follow us at Twitter and sign up for our quarterly newsletter for more in-dept news and info.
Read our condensed and to-the-point summaries of recent scientific publications:
Moving towards Universal Health Coverage in Ethiopia - a guide for revision of essential health care packages - based on paper by Woldemariam et al. 2018
Patient age is widely used, directly or indirectly, to guide clinical decisions - Eirik J. Tranvåg et al. 2018
Poor can gain more health life years by the Ethiopian mental health strategy - Kjell A. Johansson et al. 2016
Age, risk, and life expectancy in Norwegian intensive care - Frode Lindemark et al. 2015
Length of life in Ethiopia is increasing, but the longevity is not distributed equally - Eirik Tranvåg et al. 2014
Availability and access in modern obstetric care - Hilde M. Engjom et al. 2014