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Published Nov. 23, 2017 11:45 PM

The Centre for Global Health, Department of Economics and PRIO was honored to host Ola Rosling at the seminar "Fake News and Fact Resistance" held on October 23rd.

Listen to his message: “For a fact-based worldview”.

Portrait Andrea S.Winkler
Published Nov. 17, 2017 2:51 PM

The Centre for Global Health at the University of Oslo had the pleasure to organise its 1st annual Global Health Inspiration Days, which were held on the 13th and 14th of November at the central university campus in Oslo.

Published Nov. 9, 2017 10:55 AM

On the 24th of October, the Centre for Global Health attended the 8th annual Global Health Day hosted by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), St. Olav’s Hospital and Central Norway Regional Health in Trondheim.

Published Nov. 8, 2017 11:25 PM

On September 25-26, a meeting for the development of WHO guidelines for diagnosis and treatment for Taenia solium neurocysticercosis (NCC) took place at the WHO headquarters in Geneva.

Published Oct. 31, 2017 11:25 PM

The Centre for Global Health (CGH) was well represented at the congress in Antwerp, Belgium, October 16-20, this year. Director of CGH, Professor Andrea Winkler, signatory theme leader for pediatrics, Professor Britt Nakstad, CGH Postdoctoral Fellow Ernst Kristian Rødland and CGH Doctoral Research Fellow Christine Holst were present all five or some days throughout the week. 

Published Sep. 25, 2017 12:00 PM

The Centre for Global Health of the University of Oslo and the Center for Global Health of the Technical University of Munich were represented by Katharina Klohe at the conference on “Accelerating political support for SDG implementation” that took place in Santiago, Chile, 25th July – 27th July, 2017.

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).