Events

Upcoming

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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: 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.

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”.

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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.

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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.

US military in Liberia during the 2014 Ebola outbreak
Time and place: Oct. 26, 2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Klubben, Georg Sverdsrups hus, Blindern Campus

This third seminar of the series Global Health Unpacked will explore the growing relations between health and the military. Should the military intervene in health crises? Can health be used to win "the hearts and minds" during a conflict? How to protect the health sector in civil conflicts?

Time and place: Oct. 26, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Niels Treschows hus, Room (HF-12), University of Oslo Campus

GLOBVAC and Centre for Global Health, University of Oslo, invite you to a seminar presenting upcoming calls for global health researchers. Join the seminar and learn all about global health in H2020. 

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Time and place: Oct. 25, 2017 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Stort møterom i Georg Sverdrups hus

Guest lecture with Professor Ian Whitmarsh and PhD(c) Ryan Whitacre from the University of California, Berkeley. They will focus on the growing usage of RCTs (randomized controlled trials) in guidelines and policy documents as concepts that pertains to evidence and truth.

Map of the world
Time and place: Oct. 24, 2017 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Stort møterom i Georg Sverdrups hus

Guest lecture with Professor Ian Whitmarsh and PhD(c) Ryan Whitacre from the University of California, Berkeley. They will explore how metrics can be seen as part of a standardization of the medical world, i.e. epidemiology, measurements - and ultimately even subjectivities.

Hans Rosling was a Swedish physician, academic, statistician, and public speaker.
Time and place: Oct. 23, 2017 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Gamle Festsal

This memorial seminar is organized in honor of Hans Rosling, founder of Gapminder and world renowned scholar and inspiratory. Join a discussion on the challenges of exaggerated numbers, of identifying and reaching populations in humanitarian emergencies, and the implications for the politics of human progress.

Time and place: Oct. 16, 2017 4:00 PM - Oct. 20, 2017 2:00 PM, Antwerp, Belgium

ECTMIH brings together scientists and experts from Europe and from all over the world, including many delegates from low and middle income countries. Please join the congress  from October 16th to 20th, 2017.

Time and place: Oct. 16, 2017 8:00 AM - Oct. 17, 2017 4:30 PM, Tribhuvan University

The Centre for Global Health at the University of Oslo, McGill University in Canada and Tribhuvan University in Nepal welcome you to a two-day course on Cultural Psychiatry and Global Mental Health in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Time and place: Oct. 11, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Frederik Holsts Hus (room 123)

Professor Anne-Emanuelle Birn’s research explores the history, politics, and political economy of international/global health.The talk will examine the planning and repercussions of WHO's International Conference on Primary Health Care in 1978, Alma-Ata in the context of Soviet political and health developments, drawing from Soviet and Kazakh sources, including oral history interviews with several key protagonists.

Time and place: Sep. 19, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Tøyen Hovedgård, UiO

As a follow up of the G20 summit, that took place in July 2017 in Hamburg, Germany, the Centre for Global Health (CGH) at the University of Oslo together with Norad (the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation) and CEPI (Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations) is co-organizing a conference on two highly relevant topics: Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) and Emerging/Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID). The former has also been coined “poverty-related diseases” and the latter plays a major role in the context of Global Health Preparedness.

Illustration picture, Bill Gates giving a speech
Time and place: Sep. 13, 2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 2.floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

First guest of the seminar series "Global Health Unpacked", Adam Fejerskov will discuss the Gates Foundation's promotion of technology-based development policies and question the power, legitimacy and accountability of this major player.

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Time and place: Sep. 5, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Frederik Holsts Hus, Auditorium (Level 1, room 124)

Global health topics intersect with many areas of disaster risk reduction and disaster response. The Norwegian Institute for Public Health and Centre for Global Health at the UiO welcome you to attend the second seminar on disaster diplomacy research by Ilan Kelman. This presentation explores a research and policy agenda for viewing global health from a disaster diplomacy perspective.

Newborn baby in Myanmar.
Time and place: Aug. 31, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Gamle Festsal, Domus Academica

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) left us with an unfinished agenda for mothers, newborns and small children. The less detailed, but more comprehensive Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are attempting to take us a step forward. Do they focus enough on MDG 4 & 5? 

Time and place: Aug. 30, 2017 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM, Frederik Holsts Hus, room 123

The Centre for Global Health and Faculty of Medicine, UiO, welcome you to an inaugural seminar on the occasion of visiting colleagues from Jimma University, Ethiopia. The seminar will focus on important Ethiopian health issues such as heart disease in children, meningococcal and Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Prof. Jeremy A. Greene, MD, PhD
Time and place: June 12, 2017 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM, Frederik Holsts Hus, Auditorium (Level 1, room 124)

The talk will focus on the relationship between measurement and mapping; continuity and rupture between colonial and postcolonial networks of global public health; and the potential for radical cartography as a form of scholarship and activism. How is global knowledge spatially constituted into the visual practices of global health. How and why are these practices of producing global health so reliant on maps, and what role do these maps play in the constitution of global health as a field of global knowledge?  

Time and place: June 9, 2017 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM, ARENA, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on the 3rd floor

How can we most effectively organize toward health equity in the era of neoliberal austerity?

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Time and place: May 30, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Litteraturhuset

The health services in the US faces great challenges and the future is now more uncertain than for a long time. At this launch event, Obamacare-architect Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel presents his forthcoming book "Prescription for the Future".

Potrait from guest lecture
Time and place: May 24, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, rom 123, Frederik Holsts hus

Open guest lecture with Dr. Ezekiel Emmanuel.

Ilan Kilman
Time and place: May 24, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, The main meeting room at the Department of International Public Health (INFA). Marcus Thranes gate 2 (entry next to Bik-sport), 2nd floor.

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) and the Centre for Global Health, University of Oslo (CGH) are pleased to welcome you to this first seminar in a series on Global Health and Disaster Diplomacy.