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.
This meeting in Kathmandu, Nepal will bring together practitioners, researchers, and experts from diverse traditions to discuss the implications of religious and spiritual teachings for mental health theory, policy, and practice. The aim is to advance mental health programs in Nepal and globally in ways that are informed by local cultural knowledge, values and traditions.
In conjunction with the Centre for Global Health, Fanny Chabrol from the French Institut de Recherches pour le Développement (IRD), will join us for a seminar entitled "From ruination to resilience: hospital trajectories in Africa".
Migration conference in Bergen aiming at increased dialog between disciplines and actors within the field of migration health in Norway.
Warm 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 Centre for Global Health is proud to welcome you to the Global Mental Health Day at the University of Oslo.
What happens when governments try to protect their populations from pandemics with pharmaceuticals? Stefan Elbe will present his latest book Pandemics, Pills & Politics in our next Global Health Unpacked seminar.
The Centre for Global Health is pleased to announce the Global Health Inspiration Day, with an opening address to motivate us all; Professor Till Bärnighausen. The event offers a unique networking opportunity for students, researchers and clinicians from the University of Oslo and the University hospitals.
Seminar on the history of malaria with Professor Mark Harrison.
Public lecture by Dr. Paul Farmer, Harvard Medical School.
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).
Ebola is striking once again, this time in the Democratic Republic of Congo. A few years after the 2014-2015 Ebola crisis, has the world learnt its lessons? Are we better prepared? Come and join the debate!
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.
The annual Jimma seminar will present the research, educational programs and course portfolio of the students and staff in the NORPART: EXCEL SMART project. This year the Jimma seminar will also disseminate the activities performed by the NORHED: SACCADE project.
What are the special risks and needs of Children Born of War (CBOW)?
Join us for the screening of Pili, a feature length drama set in rural Tanzania reflecting the life a poor, HIV-positive single mother of two children. The film will be followed by a Q&A with Dr Sophie Harman, producer of the film and researcher in International Relations/Global Health (QMUL).
In this seminar drawing from a combined epidemiological and ethnographic study, Dr Freya Jephcott (Queen's College Cambridge), will unpack the consequences of involving different types of actors, both national and international, in the response to a mysterious outbreak in Ghana (2012). Come and join us for an interesting discussion!
CAN A HUMAN RIGHTS BASED APPROACH ACCELERATE REDUCTION OF UNDERNUTRITION AND OBESITY?
The seminar is open to everybody and free of charge, but registration was required for lunch order. Registration is now closed, but you are welcome to join the seminar without lunch.
Information meeting for master, medical and PhD students from University of Oslo about the mobility opportunities with EXCEL SMART.
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”.
Talk and debate on the access to health care services for irregular or undocumented migrants in Norway. The event is held in Norwegian.
Did we forget newborns in the global focus on maternal health? In this breakfast seminar, Dr Emma Sacks (John Hopkins University) will discuss why mistreatment of newborns is a critical issue, unpack the ethics of competing priorities in global health, and present options for policy responses.
Welcome to the screening of Bending the Arc followed by a debate between the audience and the panel of leading professors within the field of global health.
How does local exposure to organized violence impacts whether women give birth in a health facility? Gudrun Østby, Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo PRIO, will discuss her latest findings on armed conflicts and mother health in this Global Health Unpacked breakfast seminar.
How can we use human rights frameworks to foster social improvements? Alicia Ely Yamin, visiting professor of law at Georgetown University, will discuss the successes and challenges to using human rights approaches for health, from conceptualization to implementation, and formulate recommendations to make these approaches more effective.