Research news and events

Research news

  • dhis2-660px From paper based- to electronic health information (DHIS2) in Myanmar Mar. 6, 2017 10:24 AM

    In accordance with the National Health Plan (2017-2022), Ministry of Health and Sports, Myanmar, is in the process of developing a comprehensive Health Information Strategy. The Ministry has decided that there will be one common national platform for health information in Myanmar, namely DHIS2. The choice of DHIS2 fulfils an aim of the MY-NORTH-project.

  • malawi Can simple dietary advice improve maternal and child health? Feb. 22, 2017 2:45 PM

    In Mangochi in Malawi researchers have mapped local food intake and habits to find simple and accessible nutrition advice for pregnant women. They are now testing how village volunteers can teach women to make small modifications to common dishes. The aim is to improve the intake and uptake of important nutrients during pregnancy, and increase the weight of both the mothers and their babies.

Research events

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.

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.