Trygve Ottersen

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Phone +47 22850537
Visiting address Kirkeveien 166 Fredrik Holsts hus 0450 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1130 Blindern 0318 Oslo

Academic interests

Research interests within global health policy:

  • Health systems strengthening, including priority setting and public health interventions
  • Global health security, including pandemic preparedness and antimicrobial resistance
  • Development assistance for health


  • MD, PhD
  • Currently Executive Director at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health; Associate Professor at the University of Oslo; and Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Ottawa.
  • Directs the Oslo Group on Global Health Policy
  • Previously worked with the Norwegian Committee on Priority Setting in the Health Sector; the WHO Consultative Group on Equity and Universal Health Coverage; the Centre on Global Health Security at Chatham House; the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; and the UN Special Envoy on Ebola.

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Tags: global health, global health policy, Global South
Published Mar. 16, 2016 10:23 AM - Last modified Dec. 3, 2020 10:41 AM