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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.

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. 

Published Apr. 18, 2018 3:28 PM

The Centre for Global Health would like to congratulate our own Ekaterina Bogatyreva with her recent publication for the WHO - the multicountry meeting report on "Strengthening national health research systems: implementation of the Action Plan to Strengthen the Use of Evidence, Information and Research for Policy-making in the WHO European Region (2017)".

People reading scientific articles
Published Apr. 16, 2018 10:41 AM

The writing of scientific research papers is an essential part of being a Ph.D. student and a researcher within the field of Global Health. But how do you write good scientific papers and how do editors work with scientists of submitted papers? At this year's National PhD Conference in Global Health we had the opportunity to learn from one of the best within the field, Dr. Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief at The Lancet.

Anne Kveim Lie, Christoph Gradmann and Anne Margarita Dyrholm Riise in a panel discussing the film "Bending the Arc"
Published Apr. 4, 2018 2:15 PM

The history of global health has several success stories, but very few with such positive rippling effects for the global community as the story of Dr. Paul Farmer, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, activist Ophelia Dahl, Todd McCormack, and investor Thomas White. On the 12th of March, their story was told in the film Bending the Arc as part of the Human Rights, Human Wrongs film festival in Oslo, followed by an engaging panel discussion organised by the Centre for Global Health, UiO.

Published Jan. 22, 2018 8:50 AM

The Norwegian Research Council has granted 12,7 million NOK to The MIPREG Project: Closing the Gaps in Maternity Care to Migrant Women in Norway. The Centre for Global Health congratulates!

Published Jan. 15, 2018 7:23 PM

Centre for Global Health, UiO, Adult Psychiatry Unit, UiO and Regional Centre for Child and Youth Mental Health and Child Welfare, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) organized the seminar in Oslo, 8. December 2017. The Save the Children photo exhibit "Children fleeing ISIS" was displayed during the seminar.

Published Jan. 15, 2018 7:22 PM

Mental disorders such as depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) pose an enormous global disease burden. There is increasing research showing that conflict-affected people are a lot more likely to be affected by mental health issues. In order to shine light on this very important topic, the Centre for Global Health (CGH), the Adult Psychiatry Unit at the University of Oslo (UiO) together with the Regional Centre for Child and Youth Mental Health and Child Welfare at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) co-organised an event inviting leading practitioners and academics in the field to share their experience and research.

Published Dec. 18, 2017 11:56 AM

“Public health professionals have a moral and humanitarian obligation to highlight this unmistakable link between peace and public health.” - Hannah Wesley, Victoria Tittle and Akihiro Seita, The Lancet’s Correspondence (1). In order to do just that, the Centre for Global Health (CGH) at the University of Oslo, the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and The Norwegian Red Cross, co-organized a seminar linking Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 3 and 16 by exploring the issues behind protecting and maintaining health care services in areas of armed conflict.

Published Dec. 7, 2017 9:27 PM

The Centre for Global Health (CGH) at the University of Oslo in collaboration with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) held a meeting on September 19, 2017 entitled “Neglected Tropical Diseases and Emerging/Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases – Focus on Populations Underserved”. The meeting brought together leading figures in disease control and Research and Development (R&D) to discuss the challenges and solutions for this global issue. Two panels consisted of presentations on evidence and experiences in the fields of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and Emerging Infectious Diseases (EIDs), as well as their commonalities, contrasts, challenges and solutions. Each panel was followed by Q&A with a concluding discussion tying all the themes together.

Invited presenters from Norway (Oslo and Bergen), Germany, USA, UK, Uganda and Ghana discussed important challenges in and a way forward towards tackling NTDs and EIDs.