Global Health Priorities: Ethics • Economics • Policy
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, 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.
Read our condensed and to-the-point summaries of recent scientific publications:
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