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Afar-woman with her animals
Published Apr. 20, 2015 4:22 PM

Ragnhild Beyrer, previous senior executive at the Section of International Health, visited two previous PhD students from Ethiopia April 2015.

Dr. Said Habib Arwal
Published Nov. 21, 2014 2:09 PM

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.

Published Oct. 10, 2014 8:59 AM

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.

Published May 22, 2014 9:15 AM

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.

Published Dec. 6, 2013 2:32 PM

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.

Published Dec. 4, 2013 12:04 PM

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.