Research events

Upcoming 5 days

24 Oct.
Time and place: Oct. 24, 2018 9:15 AM - 1:00 PM, Frederik Holsts Hus, room 123

In the current global effort to achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and universal health coverage (UHC), maternity care is squarely in the center. Since the year 2000 coverage of facility delivery and skilled birth attendance increased, while the maternal mortality ratio decreased, at rates slower than hoped for, partially because of inadequate quality of care.

Further upcoming events

Portaits
Time and place: Oct. 26, 2018 - Oct. 27, 2018, Georg Sverdrups hus, University of Oslo

Honorary guest and speaker: Holberg Prize Winner and Professor Julia Kristeva, Université Paris Diderot. Key note speakers:  Professor Marie Rose Moro, Université Paris Descartes, Professor Brian Hurwitz, King's College London and Professor Trish Greenhalgh, University of Oxford.

Roundtable discussion chaired by Brandy Schillace, Editor-in-chief of BMJ’s Medical Humanities Journal (London). Commentary to Julia Kristeva's lecture by Prof. Rosemarie Garland-Thomson (Emory University).

Time and place: Oct. 29, 2018 - Oct. 30, 2018, Kathmandu, Nepal

This meeting in Kathmandu, Nepal will bring together practitioners, researchers, and experts from diverse traditions to discuss the implications of religious and spiritual teachings for mental health theory, policy, and practice. The aim is to advance mental health programs in Nepal and globally in ways that are informed by local cultural knowledge, values and traditions.

Time and place: Nov. 6, 2018 12:15 PM - 2:30 PM, 14:15-16:00, Room 648, Eilert Sundts hus, 6th Floor, Blindern Campus, UiO, Moltke Moes vei 31, Oslo.

In conjunction with the Centre for Global Health, Fanny Chabrol from the French Institut de Recherches pour le Développement (IRD), will join us for a seminar entitled "From ruination to resilience: hospital trajectories in Africa".

Time and place: Nov. 15, 2018 - Nov. 16, 2018, University of Bergen

Migration conference in Bergen aiming at increased dialog between disciplines and actors within the field of migration health in Norway.  

Time and place: Nov. 26, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Professorboligen

Warm welcome to the launch of Women in Global Health Norway, a national chapter of the global movement Women in Global Health and a platform to connect, further strengthen and advocate for gender equality in global health within academia, public and private sectors.