Events

Upcoming

Time: Aug. 15, 2018 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

The Centre for Global Health will be present at the Arendalsuka for the first time, hosting an exciting panel about Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) together with Doctors Without Borders (MSF).

Time and place: Sep. 4, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Frederik Holsts hus, room 123

Seminar on the history of malaria with Professor Mark Harrison.

People watching a presentation of a global health issue
Time and place: Sep. 25, 2018 8:30 AM - 4:15 PM, Professorboligen

The Centre for Global Health is pleased to announce the Global Health Inspiration Days, for the second year in a row. The event offers a unique networking opportunity for students, researchers and clinicians from the University of Oslo and the University hospitals.

Time and place: Nov. 15, 2018 - Nov. 16, 2018, University of Bergen

Migration conference in Bergen aiming at increased dialog between disciplines and actors within the field of migration health in Norway.  

Time and place: Nov. 28, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Professorboligen

The Centre for Global Health welcome you to the third Global Mental Health Day.

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Blood; Hand, Ebola
Time and place: June 19, 2018 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

Ebola is striking once again, this time in the Democratic Republic of Congo. A few years after the 2014-2015 Ebola crisis, has the world learnt its lessons? Are we better prepared? Come and join the debate!

Professor Dr. Till Baernighausen
Time and place: June 8, 2018 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Professorboligen

Germany is expanding its international role in the field of global health, both on the political and academic level. The Centre for Global Health and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health are delighted to welcome one of the most prominent academics leading this surge – Professor Till Bärnighausen.

Time and place: June 6, 2018 9:00 AM - 3:15 PM, Tøyen Hovedgård

The annual Jimma seminar will present the research, educational programs and course portfolio of the students and staff in the NORPART: EXCEL SMART project. This year the Jimma seminar will also disseminate the activities performed by the NORHED: SACCADE project.   

Children's faces
Time and place: June 5, 2018 8:15 AM - 2:00 PM, Tøyen Hovedgård, Botanical Gardens, Oslo

What are the special risks and needs of Children Born of War (CBOW)?

Film poster
Time and place: May 7, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Cinemateket, Lillebil

Join us for the screening of Pili, a feature length drama set in rural Tanzania reflecting the life a poor, HIV-positive single mother of two children. The film will be followed by a Q&A with Dr Sophie Harman, producer of the film and researcher in International Relations/Global Health (QMUL).

A group of health care workers hang signs on a fence at a field hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, Sept. 19, 2014. The workers are among volunteers from around the world fighting the epidemic outbreak of Ebola.
Time and place: May 2, 2018 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

In this seminar drawing from a combined epidemiological and ethnographic study, Dr Freya Jephcott (Queen's College Cambridge), will unpack the consequences of involving different types of actors, both national and international, in the response to a mysterious outbreak in Ghana (2012). Come and join us for an interesting discussion!

Time and place: Apr. 26, 2018 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Nye Auditorium 13, Domus Medica, Gaustad

CAN A HUMAN RIGHTS BASED APPROACH ACCELERATE REDUCTION OF UNDERNUTRITION AND OBESITY?

The seminar is open to everybody and free of charge, but registration was required for lunch order. Registration is now closed, but you are welcome to join the seminar without lunch. 

Time and place: Apr. 24, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Frederik Holst Hus, room 271

Information meeting for master, medical and PhD students from University of Oslo about the mobility opportunities with EXCEL SMART.

Time and place: Apr. 10, 2018 9:00 AM - Apr. 11, 2018 3:00 PM, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47, Oslo

The 2018 Norwegian global health conference will take place at the University of Oslo, 10-11 April 2018. The main topic is “Health system strengthening: Health for all revisited”.

Time and place: Apr. 8, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6, 0181 Oslo, Norway

Talk and debate on the access to health care services for irregular or undocumented migrants in Norway. The event is held in Norwegian.

Mother holding baby
Time and place: Apr. 5, 2018 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

Did we forget newborns in the global focus on maternal health? In this breakfast seminar, Dr Emma Sacks (John Hopkins University) will discuss why mistreatment of newborns is a critical issue, unpack the ethics of competing priorities in global health, and present options for policy responses.

Doctor Paul Farmer talking to a woman
Time and place: Mar. 12, 2018 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM, Cinemateket

Welcome to the screening of Bending the Arc followed by a debate between the audience and the panel of leading professors within the field of global health.

Forgotten hospital, poorly taken cared of, shows traces of conflict
Time and place: Feb. 14, 2018 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM, Frederik Holsts Hus (room 123)

How does local exposure to organized violence impacts whether women give birth in a health facility? Gudrun Østby, Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo PRIO, will discuss her latest findings on armed conflicts and mother health in this Global Health Unpacked breakfast seminar.

Illustration picture, "human rights" written in the centre, colourful hands around the frame
Time and place: Jan. 30, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

How can we use human rights frameworks to foster social improvements? Alicia Ely Yamin, visiting professor of law at Georgetown University, will discuss the successes and challenges to using human rights approaches for health, from conceptualization to implementation, and formulate recommendations to make these approaches more effective. 

Time and place: Jan. 22, 2018 12:00 PM - Jan. 23, 2018 4:00 PM, Centre for Arctic and Global Health, UiT

Centre for Arctic and Global Health, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway, in collaboration with People’s Health Movement Scandinavia and Norwegian Forum for Global Health Research, has the pleasure of inviting you to the symposium “Exploring Global Health in the Arctic” in Tromsø 22 – 23 January 2018.

Illustration picture, map of the world with numbers
Time and place: Dec. 18, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4.floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

In this lunch seminar, Morten Jerven, Professor of Development Studies (NMBU) will discuss the increasing role of indicators and statistics in Development and Global Health policies. The seminar is part of the series Global Health Unpacked.

Time and place: Dec. 8, 2017 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM, Professorboligen

The Centre for Global Health is inviting leading researchers, institutions and policy makers to hear about their experiences and latest findings in the fields of mental health and conflict at an open seminar within the yearly Global Mental Health Day. The Save the Children photo exhibit "Children fleeing ISIS" will be displayed for the first time in Norway.

Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh
Time and place: Dec. 7, 2017 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus aud 1

Open guest lecture by Jennifer Leaning, Harvard University: “The Existential Vulnerability of the Rohingya: Stateless, Expelled, and Stranded in a Homogenizing World”. The seminar is an annual event in honour of professor Per Fugelli.

Time and place: Nov. 29, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, Tøyen Hovedgård, The University's Botanical Garden

This seminar will expose the dramatic gap between health needs and health capacity in conflict-affected settings and highlight the need to better protect the healthcare system and keep it running during periods of conflict. Recommendations for data collection and research that can provide an informed basis for new approaches and their implementation will be presented.

thumbnails of signatory themes
Time and place: Nov. 13, 2017 9:00 AM - Nov. 14, 2017 12:15 PM, Professorboligen

The Center for Global Health at UiO has the pleasure to invite you to its first annual Global Health Inspiration Days. Featuring panels, seminars, and workshops on a broad range of global health topics, the event will showcase the research, training and outreach in global health being undertaken across the University of Oslo.