Events

Upcoming

Time and place: Nov. 26, 2018 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Professorboligen

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.

Time and place: Nov. 28, 2018 8:15 AM - 3:30 PM, Professorboligen

The Centre for Global Health is pleased to welcome you to the Global Mental Health Day at the University of Oslo.

Time and place: Dec. 11, 2018 4:45 PM - 7:00 PM, PRIO, Hausmannsgate 3

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.

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Time and place: Nov. 15, 2018 - Nov. 16, 2018, University of Bergen

Migration conference in Bergen aiming at increased dialog between disciplines and actors within the field of migration health in Norway.  

Time and place: Nov. 13, 2018 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM, Fredrik Holsts Room 223
Time and place: Nov. 6, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Room 648, Eilert Sundts hus, 6th Floor, Blindern Campus, UiO, Moltke Moes vei 31, Oslo.

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".

Time and place: Oct. 29, 2018 - Oct. 30, 2018, Kathmandu, Nepal

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.

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2018 9:15 AM - 1:00 PM, Frederik Holsts Hus, room 123

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.

Pile of pills
Time and place: Oct. 16, 2018 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

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.

People watching a presentation of a global health issue
Time and place: Sep. 25, 2018 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM, Professorboligen

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. 

Time and place: Sep. 4, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Frederik Holsts hus, room 123

Seminar on the history of malaria with Professor Mark Harrison.

Ambulance depot near western area Emergency Response Centre, Sierra Leone
Time and place: Sep. 4, 2018 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM, Old Festive Hall, Domus Academica

Public lecture by Dr. Paul Farmer, Harvard Medical School.

Time: Aug. 15, 2018 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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).

Blood; Hand, Ebola
Time and place: June 19, 2018 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

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!

Professor Dr. Till Baernighausen
Time and place: June 8, 2018 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Professorboligen

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.

Time and place: June 6, 2018 9:00 AM - 3:15 PM, Tøyen Hovedgård

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.   

Children's faces
Time and place: June 5, 2018 8:15 AM - 2:00 PM, Tøyen Hovedgård, Botanical Gardens, Oslo

What are the special risks and needs of Children Born of War (CBOW)?

Film poster
Time and place: May 7, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Cinemateket, Lillebil

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).

A group of health care workers hang signs on a fence at a field hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, Sept. 19, 2014. The workers are among volunteers from around the world fighting the epidemic outbreak of Ebola.
Time and place: May 2, 2018 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

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!

Time and place: Apr. 26, 2018 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Nye Auditorium 13, Domus Medica, Gaustad

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. 

Time and place: Apr. 24, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Frederik Holst Hus, room 271

Information meeting for master, medical and PhD students from University of Oslo about the mobility opportunities with EXCEL SMART.

Time and place: Apr. 10, 2018 9:00 AM - Apr. 11, 2018 3:00 PM, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47, Oslo

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”.

Time and place: Apr. 8, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6, 0181 Oslo, Norway

Talk and debate on the access to health care services for irregular or undocumented migrants in Norway. The event is held in Norwegian.

Mother holding baby
Time and place: Apr. 5, 2018 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

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.

Doctor Paul Farmer talking to a woman
Time and place: Mar. 12, 2018 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM, Cinemateket

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.