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Published Sep. 5, 2017 1:21 PM

The Centre for Global Health (CGH) is pleased to announce Ernst Kristian Rødland, the new postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Health and Society (HELSAM), affiliated and supported by the CGH. Rødland will conduct research on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in migrant populations, and will be an important contributor to the Migrant Health and Social Inequalities signatory area.

Published Aug. 8, 2017 1:48 PM

The year 2016 has been one of growth and expansion for the CGH. The strategy of the CGH is to provide a platform for collaboration and a hub for academics and others with activities and interest in Global Health within education and research. 

Published June 14, 2017 10:43 AM

Often used to describe fiscal restraint, austerity implies a form of extreme economic sacrifice. However, in challenging economic environments, this severity is not felt by everyone, as austerity measures are not distributed equally throughout the population and “[their] effects on health are selective, cumulative, intergenerational and unequal.”

Published May 19, 2017 12:35 PM

The University of Oslo Festival 2017 brought a variety of events, lectures and concerts life between the 12th and 14th of May. And in true academic spirit, it did not circumvent an enthusiastic discussion about the most pressing and challenging issues that the world is facing today – Globalisation and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Participants at meeting
Published Apr. 21, 2017 3:16 PM

Professor Andrea S. Winkler, the Director of the UiO Centre for Global Health, participated this week at the "Global Partners Meeting on Neglected Tropical Diseases" at WHO HQ in Geneva on April 19, followed by a 3-day NTD Summit organised by Uniting to Combat, to celebrate the 5th year anniversary of the WHO Roadmap targets for NTDs and the signing of the London Declaration.

Opening session at The 10th Conference on Global Health and Vaccination Research
Published Mar. 23, 2017 12:43 PM

The 10th Conference on Global Health and Vaccination Research took place on the 14-15 of March, hosted by the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

Participants at the meeting
Published Mar. 6, 2017 10:24 AM

In accordance with the National Health Plan (2017-2022), Ministry of Health and Sports, Myanmar, is in the process of developing a comprehensive Health Information Strategy. The Ministry has decided that there will be one common national platform for health information in Myanmar, namely DHIS2. The choice of DHIS2 fulfils an aim of the MY-NORTH-project.

Published Feb. 27, 2017 2:41 PM

The course is composed of two modules: a 5-week e-learning module in May-June and a 1-week on-campus module at the University of Copenhagen in mid-August. Application deadline is 1st April 2016.

Demonstrating the food intake in Malawi
Published Feb. 22, 2017 2:45 PM

In Mangochi in Malawi researchers have mapped local food intake and habits to find simple and accessible nutrition advice for pregnant women. They are now testing how village volunteers can teach women to make small modifications to common dishes. The aim is to improve the intake and uptake of important nutrients during pregnancy, and increase the weight of both the mothers and their babies.

Published Jan. 12, 2017 11:43 AM

On the 8th of December the Centre for Global Health (CGH) at the Institute of Health and Society, in collaboration with the Research Group on Traumatic Stress, Forced Migration and Global Mental Health at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo hosted a seminar highlighting the challenges and opportunities in mental health within global health.

Published Jan. 3, 2017 9:01 AM

Tenure Track Position in Cancer-Related Behavioral Interventions in the Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Published Jan. 3, 2017 8:58 AM

Tenure Track Position in Global Nutrition in the Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill