Nettsider med emneord «Global South»
The main objective of the project is to identify and compare humoral and T cell protective immune effector molecules in TB patients, their contacts and community controls, which could be the basis for development of an efficacious vaccine.
The overall objective of the project is a historical study of the transition from international to global health. The project has four thematic strands on tuberculosis, mental health, traditional medicine and medical genetics. Regional focus is on East Africa and India.
Disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. The area stretching from Senegal to Ethiopia is designated the “meningitis belt” and includes the poorest countries of the world. This project aims to assess the ability of meningococcal vaccines to prevent meningitis epidemics in the region.
This project aimed at comparing the adverse effects of single antiretroviral drug prescribed for prophylaxis versus lifelong ART for HIV+ women during pregnancy to prevent vertical HIV transmission on pregnancy outcome. Moreover, effect of partner involvement during care on pregnancy outcome will be assessed.
The project design is a retrospective qualitative study which will be conducted in Malawi and the Gambia. Approximately 20-25 women, members of their families and key informants will be interviewed.
Most community based interventions have failed due to lack of application of right theories and contextual issues to the design. This will be an intervention trial, we will apply evidence from effective interventions and contextual issues to design and implement the intervention. It will be RCT intervention.
This study focuses on Diabetes Self Management Education (DSME) and its effect on Psychosocial, Clinical and Behavioral Outcomes among People with Type 2 Diabetes.
Millions of pregnant women are suffering from intimate partner violence (IPV). IPV during pregnancy is associated with many risk factors and adverse pregnancy outcomes. In Ethiopia, many studies have not been done on IPV in pregnancy. Therefore, it is timely and relevant to fill the gap and inform policy on the issue.
Tuberculosis (TB) has been a significant cause of illness and death among humans for centuries. In 2014, the World Health Organization estimated that there were 9 million new cases and 1.5 million deaths resulting from TB, of these, 95% of the cases and deaths occur in high TB burden countries.
Comparative study of risk factors for diabetes type-2 and cardiovascular disease among Somali population in Horn of Africa and Somali immigrants in Norway and other relevant populations.
Competence building in Public Health and Medical Research and Education. By describing, analysing and evaluating the health and health care of people of Myanmar, the project will develop local evidence-based policy and practice which ultimately contribute to sustainable development and improved health among the population of Myanmar.
Dette internasjonale samarbeidet har som mål å styrke kvaliteten på høyere utdanning innenfor psykisk helse i Nepal og Norge. Det vil foregå gjennom årlige samlinger, kursutvikling, og ved å tilby utvekslingsmuligheter til 51 master- og ph.d.-studenter.
The objectives of this project are to determine the prevalence of infection and disease in humans and animals and to determine immunological, genetic, environmental, and socio-economic factors that lead to infection or development of disease in the pastoral communities of Ethiopia.
This is a large collaborative project between UIO and the University of Malawi. The project has an overreaching theme and individual sub-projects with Masterstudents or PhD-students in Malawi.
The project entails a qualitative study of responses by responsible institutions to sexual violence directed against minors of Homa Bay County in Kenya. It aims to provide a better understanding of factors influencing sexual violence against minors. In addition, the project will investigate institutional and structural responses to sexual violence perpetration and propose prevention measures.
The research group studies mental disorders in vulnerable populations and aims to identify risk factors and explore the influence of cultural factors on diagnosis and treatment of such disorders.
Our research group brings perspectives from anthropology and history to the study of how health and illness are entangled with culture, politics, and the social world.
Professional development in nursing is seen and materialises in evidence based and appropriate deliberations and actions. Competence is reflected in patients' coping and self-care, in nurses’ competencies, and evolving practice models in health care.
The main research areas are within infectious disease (including vaccinology), (rights-based) sexual reproductive health, and nutritional transition and non-communicable diseases.
This research group employs a broad specter of approaches towards studies on gene-environment interactions and life course epidemiology, as well as studies on disease occurrence and their risk factors.
SACCADE is building capacity in research and research education in public health, health sciences and primary health care systems in Africa in general and Ethiopia in particular.
A Study of Pluralistic Medical Practices among Nomadic Herder Women in Mongolia
The LPHA comprises a collaboration of Palestinian and international researchers, committed to the highest scientific standards in describing, analysing and evaluating the health and health care of Palestinians, in order to contribute to the international scientific literature and to develop local evidence-based policy and practice.
This collaboration aims to enhance the quality of higher education in mental health in Nepal and Norway, and strengthen internationalization of higher education through mobility of 51 master and PhD students and academic personnel.
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a harmful traditional practice. It harms the health of women and it is a violation of human rights. This study investigates the attitude on this practice among young Ethiopians in Harari and Somali regions.