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The Centre for Global (CGH) at the University of Oslo (UiO) attended Norwegian University of Science and Technology’s (NTNU) 10th Global Health Day. This conference has been arranged every fall since 2010, with both national and international speakers and participants. This year, Global Health Day at NTNU focused on malnutrition as a global challenge and humanitarian interventions in conflict areas.
The Centre for Global Health (CGH) at the University of Oslo (UiO)’s Medical Faculty is proud to announce that we have received support for the work and output of The Lancet One Health Commission from the UiO Life Science Open Call.
Acknowledging the enormous progress when it comes to polio and the Polio Endgame Strategy 2019-2023, the Global Health Centre (GHC) at the Graduate Institute of International Development Studies and the Norwegian think tank, Agenda, in association with the Centre for Global Health, UiO, held a high-level policy dialogue with an expert panel.
Congratulations to the NORSE team for obtaining funding for the creation of a multidisciplinary network of scientists leveraging their efforts to develop a National One Health Resistome Surveillance System in order to monitor the development and dissemination of antimicrobial resistance in the environment, the food chain, in animals and humans.
New Global Health Traveller blogpost from Muhammad Asaduzzaman, Doctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Community Medicine and Global Health at UiO, about his first time visiting Jimma in Ethiopia.
Professor Peter Daszak, President of the EcoHealth Alliance and Commissioner in the Lancet One Health Commission chaired by the Centre for Global Health (CGH) at UiO, gave a talk to a captivated multidisciplinary audience at the Norwegian Veterinary Institute in Oslo on August 28th.
The RELIGHT advisory board, an external and international board set up by the Centre for Global Health (CGH) at the University of Oslo (UiO), has reviewed the applications for the RELIGHT call (deadline 28 February 2019). We are thrilled to present the three groups that will have the opportunity to advance their Global Health agenda through project development support from CGH over the next three years.
As one of the Centre for Global Health's Signatory Themes, One Health takes a holistic, cross and multidisciplinary view and aims to promote and improve the health of humans, animals and the environment taking into account the interdependence of different milieus. Listen to The Lancet One Health Commissioners explain the One Health approach and the plan for this Commission.
The Centre for Global Health (CGH) is hosting Global Health Inspiration Days 2019 and we are looking for PhD students to inspire the Global Health community and UiO with their research and projects. Apply today for a spot to introduce your work!
UiO welcomes visitors from Tribhuvan University, Nepal and congratulates Professor Suraj Thapa, UiO for receiving an honorary professorship.
The Centre for Global Health (CGH) is pleased to announce Elia John Mmbaga, New Associate Professor at the Department of Community Medicine and Global Health at the Institute for Health and Society (HELSAM).
Scientists from all over the world gathered for the first meeting of the Lancet One Health Commission.
To celebrate the recent Lancet issue on 'Advancing women in global health' and to discuss the next steps and initiatives of the Women in Global Health Norway platform, the Centre for Global Health welcomed the WGH Norway participants in Oslo for an informal network meeting.
Muhammad Asaduzzaman will join the One Health research Group, focusing on antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
Last week Professor Tippawan Liabsuetrakul from the Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand, visited the Centre for Global Health and the Department of Community and Global Health at University of Oslo, to explore possibilities of collaboration between the University of Oslo and Prince of Songkla University.
Professor Andrea Winkler, director at the Centre for Global Health, chaired the high profiled Oslo Life Science 2019 seminar on health industry innovation at the University Aula on February 11th.
Meeting report from "Approaches to Protect and Maintain Health Care Services in Armed Conflict – Meeting SDGs 3 and 16" published in the international journal Conflict and Health.
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.
Report from Global Mental Health Day 28th November 2018 at Professor boligen, this year a special focus on perinatal mental health.
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).
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.
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.
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.