Global Health Priorities

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The Global Health Priorities research group study the ethics and economics of priority setting in health, and the background and implications of health policies and planning. 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.

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Newsletters from Global Health Priorities

CIH 30 Years

Celebrating 30 years of international health

Centre for International Health celebrated its 30th anniversary with a large seminar at the University Aula.

Beating the DRUM event with Global Financing Facility in Oslo November 5

Professor Ole Frithjof Norheim leading discussion at international GFF event

The international event "Beating the DRUM" co-hosted by Norwegian government focused on domestic resource use and mobilization for accelerating progress towards SDG3. It featured roundtable discussions about increasing public-sector revenue to improve health in an efficient and equitable...

Quote by The Lancet global Health

New Lancet report out: High-quality health systems in the Sustainable Development Goals era: time for a revolution

The report by The Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems, co-authored by leader in the GHP research group Ole Frithjof Norheim, sets a new definition for “quality health systems,” and finds that improved health system quality could prevent over 8 million deaths and improve...

Policy brief by Solomon Memire, opstdoc

Disease Control Priorities Ethiopia: cancer control (policy brief)

Ethiopia is facing rapid demographical changes, and cancer is now a leading cause of death. The availability of epidemiological data is necessary to prioritize the scale-up of interventions. Post doc Solomon Memirie in GHP research group and colleagues, used population-based registry data to...

Ole Frithjof Norheim receiving the award

Awarded research group of the year!

The Global Health Priorities Research Group was awarded research group of the year by the Faculty of Medicine at UiB.

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