Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS)


Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS) is part of Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care at Faculty of Medicine.

Head of centre is Professor Bettina Husebø.

SEFAS is established in cooperation with GC Rieber Funds, and focuses on research, education and implementation, - based on national and international cooperation.



SEFAS is launching a new study in collaboration with Neuro-SysMed and the Helgetun living lab. ActiveAgeing will investigate the current possibilities for enhanced activity and quality of life in healthy elderly and people with Parkinson’s disease. Using innovative home-based sensors the...

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Annual report 2019 SEFAS

In our annual report we write about ongoing and future research related to the Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS).

Tranvåg speak at top meeting

Husebø and Tranvåg at top meeting about women's health

The government launched six promises for better womens's health on the international women's day 8 March 2019, which promises equally good health care regardless of gender.

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TV personalities Samuel and Grandpa become co-researchers

Samuel Massie and grandfather Arne Ulvolden from the TV2 series "Samuel and grandfather" become co-researchers in the BetterAge research project, led by University of Bergen professor Bettina Husebø.