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Published Dec. 20, 2018 11:57 AM

Report from PRIO seminar on Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War: Reflections on the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, 11 December 2018

Published Dec. 14, 2018 12:40 PM

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.

Published Dec. 14, 2018 12:24 PM

Report from Global Mental Health Day 28th November 2018 at Professor boligen, this year a special focus on perinatal mental health.

Published Dec. 11, 2018 3:07 PM

The Women in Global Health Norway (WGH Norway) was launched on November 26th, 2018 in Oslo with an impressive academic programme followed by an informal reception. The newly established platform is hosted by the Centre for Global Health (CGH) at the University of Oslo (UiO).

Published Dec. 11, 2018 9:28 AM

New Global Health Traveller blogpost from Per Ole Iversen, professor at Division of Clinical Nutrion at Institute for Basic Medicine at UiO and a board member of the Centre for Global Health Steering Committee.

Published Nov. 29, 2018 12:37 PM

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.

Published Nov. 27, 2018 10:28 AM

On the 29th-30th October 2018, more than 100 participants from 12 different countries gathered in Kathmandu, Nepal for the International Conference on Culture and Global Mental Health: Culture, Spirituality and Mental Health.

Published Nov. 27, 2018 9:51 AM

Research project on use and misuse of cesarean section in low-resource setting receives 992.000 NOK in funding from Vestre Viken.

Published Nov. 21, 2018 1:30 PM

We got the chance to ask Maria Aarsland a few questions about her thesis fieldwork in Ethiopia, arranged as a part of the EXCEL SMART programme between UiO and Jimma University. 

Published Nov. 12, 2018 2:24 PM

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. 

Published Nov. 7, 2018 1:06 PM

We congratulate the Global Financing Facility (GFF), on their well executed event this week in Oslo.

Published Oct. 18, 2018 9:03 AM

Global health research groups now have the opportunity to apply for project development support from the RELIGHT programme. This is a great chance for qualified groups to position themselves for larger grant schemes. NEW DEADLINE 28. February 2019.

Published Oct. 3, 2018 12:34 PM

The Centre for Global Health at the University of Oslo had the pleasure to organise its 2nd annual Global Health Inspiration Day on the 25th of September 2018.

Published Sep. 24, 2018 11:17 AM

This month, Øystein Røynesdal from the Centre for Global Health went to Jimma and Addis Ababa in Ethiopia with the NORPART: EXCEL SMART program. The aim was to record video lectures and illustrative material for use in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on how to write PhD proposals in the Health Sciences.

Published Sep. 6, 2018 3:46 PM

Prof. Andrea Winkler went on a field visit during her trip to Eastern Zambia in March 2018.

Published Sep. 6, 2018 3:46 PM

Interdisciplinary workshop with regards to the establishment of a virtual One Health teaching platform

Published Sep. 6, 2018 3:45 PM

The two large-scale multidisciplinary health networks, met in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in April 2018

Published Sep. 4, 2018 2:24 PM

The Women in Global Health is a global network striving to achieve gender equality within Global Health leadership. Its German Chapter has recently published a Lancet correspondence article describing the network.

Published Aug. 29, 2018 2:03 PM

The Centre for Global Health joined the UiO boat at Arendalsuka with a strong team of researchers from Institute of Health and Society.

Published Aug. 21, 2018 2:05 PM

Targeted treatment could be a possible solution to antimicrobial resistance, says Kristian Rødland at Centre for Global Health (CGH)

Published Aug. 7, 2018 1:25 PM

Guide to Arendalsuka with a twist of Global Health!

Published June 14, 2018 2:49 PM

The Centre for Global Health had the pleasure of hosting the visits of senior research staff from our strategic partner Jimma University, Dean Dr. Legese Chelkeba and Dr. Gudina Terefe, who were in Oslo to present at the 2nd Annual Jimma Seminar last week.

Photo of Pili
Published May 24, 2018 11:28 AM

Researcher and film producer Sophie Harman shows us a different way of doing science communication with her work on the film “Pili”.

Published Apr. 23, 2018 10:09 AM

On the 10-11 of April the Centre for Global Health co-hosted the annual Norwegian Global Health Conference in Oslo. This years theme, 'Health for all revisited' was explored through presentations, panel sessions, key-note speakers and posters.

Published Apr. 23, 2018 10:07 AM

More than 25 posters was presented at the 2018 Norwegian Global Health Conference  in the postersession competition. The prize for 'Best poster' and a token of 10.000 NOK was given to Bezawit Temesgen Sima, PhD student at University of Oslo.