Webpages tagged with «Global health»
Join Professor Scott Gates and other experts as they examine pandemics, health diplomacy, and cooperation between states.
Funded by the European Research Council (Panel SH5), this project critically examines state-led moves towards Universal Health Coverage in four African countries, and associated debates about the public good.
The Centre for Global Health is proud to present its new cross-cutting theme, Gender in global health. The launch of this new initiative is celebrated with an online event in collaboration with Women in Global Health Norway and will highlight community gender equity in health efforts across Africa.
The nature and scale of the global response to climate change will be the determining factor in shaping the health of the global population for centuries to come. Climate change threatens to undermine the last 50 years of gains for public health, intensifying heatwaves and extreme weather events, worsening flood and drought, altering the spread of infectious diseases, and exacerbating poverty and mental ill health. The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change exists to monitor this transition from threat to opportunity, and to identify how the response to climate change can bring immense benefits to global health.
The first meeting of the One Health Lancet Commission will take place in Oslo on the 9th and 10th of May 2019. The meeting will bring together the worlds top researchers from the field of One Health.
The theme and title of this years conference is "Competence building for impact – time for revolution".
Report from PRIO seminar on Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War: Reflections on the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, 11 December 2018
As a part of the Oslo Peace Week 2018, the Centre for Global Health co-hosted a dinner seminar on Tuesday 11 December, reflecting on Women, Health, Peace and Prosperity.
Johanne Sundby, Professor at Department for Community Medicine and Global Health and Deputy Director at the Centre for Global Health, participated in a workshop on gender based violence (GBV) and sexual harassment this month in Myanmar.
How does infrastructure and health care practises interact? Fanny Chabrol gave a lecture on her latest research on this question from the Kibong'oto hospital in Tanzania.
Please be welcome to the launch of Women in Global Health Norway, a national chapter of the global movement Women in Global Health and a platform to connect, further strengthen and advocate for gender equality in global health within academia, public and private sectors.
The Nobel Peace Prize 2018 is awarded to Nadia Murad and Dr. Denis Mukwege for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict. To honor and celebrate this important acknowledgement, the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and the Centre for Global Health at UiO are co-hosting a seminar on sexual violence as a weapon of war, as a part of the Oslo Peace Days.
In the current global effort to achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and universal health coverage (UHC), maternity care is squarely in the center. Since the year 2000 coverage of facility delivery and skilled birth attendance increased, while the maternal mortality ratio decreased, at rates slower than hoped for, partially because of inadequate quality of care.
The Centre for Global Health joined the UiO boat at Arendalsuka with a strong team of researchers from Institute of Health and Society.
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).
This study investigates the effect of the health component in DigI, a digital health intervention, aiming to increase health literacy related to HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Taenia solium cysticercosis/taeniosis. Both quantitative and qualitative methods will be applied, measuring the change in health literacy in individuals recruited through a non-randomised controlled trial, before and after the intervention (see below).
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.
Researcher and film producer Sophie Harman shows us a different way of doing science communication with her work on the film “Pili”.
Seminar on the history of malaria with Professor Mark Harrison.
The writing of scientific research papers is an essential part of being a Ph.D. student and a researcher within the field of Global Health. But how do you write good scientific papers and how do editors work with scientists of submitted papers? At this year's National PhD Conference in Global Health we had the opportunity to learn from one of the best within the field, Dr. Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief at The Lancet.
Information meeting for master, medical and PhD students from University of Oslo about the mobility opportunities with EXCEL SMART.