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Global mental health

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The Global mental health research group is part of Centre for International Health at the University of Bergen, Norway.

We aim to build strong research competence in global mental health, - and global child and adolescent development and mental health.

The group consists of senior scientists, clinicians and PhD/Master candidates. The leader is professor Ingunn Marie S. Engebretsen.

partnership building
Kolaas and Kippenes

UiB-Bhutan collaborators participate in international conference

The Global Mental Health research group (GMHRG) at CIH is embarking on a collaboration with researchers from Bhutan. Together they were responsible for 2 presentations at the 5th International Conference on Medical & Health Sciences 2019.

International conference presentation
ASCAPAP Conference

Sharing results of 14 years of Norwegian-Cambodian collaboration

The Cambodian – Norwegian collaborating team presented research results at the 10th Congress of the Asian Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions

phd candidates
Angela Akol

Angela Akol: Investigating Child and Adolescent Mental Health in Uganda

Increasing access to child and adolescent health services in Uganda is at the heart of Angela Akol's study

Phd candidate
Christine Ødegaard

Christine Ødegaard: Medication free treatment in psychosis

The meaning of choice for people with psychosis - A qualitative exploration

Congress symposium
Bilde fra prosjektet SeeTheChild - Uganda

Neurodevelopment and mental health of children

In early October the Research Group for Global Mental Health at CIH attended the 15th Congress of the International Federation for Psychiatric Epidemiology and hosted one of the symposia.