Professor Johanne Sundby has been honored with the Faculty of Medicine’s prize for excellence in the Bachelor and Master education for her very important contribution in offering high quality education to the students at the Master of International Community Health.
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New publication from Centre for Global Health participants.
Does everyone deserve the world’s highest quality health tests and treatments? Is it ever ethical to provide people with less effective or more toxic care? Dr. Emanuel defends the controversial position that it can be ethical to provide less effective or more toxic treatments.
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) was founded on August 31 in London, at the headquarters of the Wellcome Trust, a medical charity.
The story of global polio eradication is considered the blue ribbon case for vaccine effectiveness and public health success. However, although polio is a distant memory in most of the world, it still exists in some places, causing paralysis and death in small children.
With the upcoming Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics, thousands of tourists and hundreds of the world’s elite athletes are predicted to swamp Brazil’s second most populous city and also the hot zone for the Zika virus epidemic. So what should we really be concerned about when it comes to this tropical disease? And what can we learn from this recent epidemic?
Research of migration health needs to expand its reach and start looking into the health determinants, or the “causes of the causes” behind migrant health issues. We must also combine experience and knowledge outside of specific in-country settings to achieve universal health coverage and the right to health for all.
The University of Tampere, Finland is looking for potential candidates on a new exiting professorship on Global Health and Development. A successful candidate is required to have broad experience in the field of researching Global Health, and especially expertize and promise in inter- or transdisciplinary study of the interaction between global phenomena, human wellbeing and health.
The Fulbright Award for best article in 2016 goes to a major study of the effect of a new Ebola vaccine used during the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014–2015.
Helsam participated in the Holmenkollstafetten (a relay race within the city of Oslo) with a multidisciplinary and international team! The striped team had no problem to find the other relay runners at every change.
Ragnhild Beyrer, previous senior executive at the Section of International Health, visited two previous PhD students from Ethiopia April 2015.
On behalf of the Faculty of Medicine the Centre is member of a consortium which sent an application to the Norwegian Research Council's GLOBVAC programme on a Norwegian Research School of Global Health.
Is your health ruled by wind, bile or phlegm? Immersive work of Theresia Hofer explores Tibetan medicine in a new and exciting way.
On Friday, November 10th an open guest lecture was delivered by Dr. Said Habib Arwal, known as the First Afghan Health Hero and the father of community based health care in Afghanistan. The event was organized by the Centre for Global Health.
On October 7th the newly established cross-disciplinary Centre for Global Health of the Faculty of Medicine was officially launched with a seminar on research of quality parameters. Norway and the world put in a great amount of effort to cope with the global health challenges we are facing today and it makes this initiative especially important.
Centre for global health advertises herby two stipends of NOK 3.500,-/month for 6-12 months attachment to the Centre.
Long-term research collaborations with the University of Oslo have contributed to improved health outcomes in Gambia.
Professor John-Arne Røttingen has chaired a Chatham House working group on global health financing. They recommand that all countries should invest at least 5% of GDP on health and that high income countries should also provide support to countries with inadequate capacity.
Researchers from Institute of Health and Society presented results from a long-term research collaboration with Malawian researchers at a dissemination seminar on reproductive health challenges in Malawi.
Researchers from Norway and Burkina Faso presented findings from a three-year interdisciplinary project on unsafe abortion in Burkina Faso, at a conference in November. Health care providers, researchers and policy makers from Burkina Faso discussed women’s social reality and necessary policy responses to the problem of unsafe abortion.