Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Global health seminars autumn 2019

All seminars are free and open for all.

There will be time for discussion and questions after the presentations. Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday 11 September at 8:30 am to 12:00 pm

Transform-Seminaret 2019 
"Innvandreres møte med norsk helsevesn- hva har vi fått til og hvordan bli bedre?


Place: KBA, Auditorium Kvinne-barn-senteret, St. Olav Hospital

(Photo: transform.no)

Tirsdag 24 September at 12:00 to 13:00 pm

"Cornea donation in Nepal"- by Hans Hadders, Associate Professor, NTNUWorldnomads.com

"The impact of caregiving a child with cancer: Experiences from Huda Al Masri Pediatric Cancer Department in Occupied Palestinian territory"
by Samar Albarghouthi, Researcher, Affiliated to NTNU 

Place: MTS23, MTFS-building, Brain centre, 2.floor

(Photo: worldnomads.com)

Tuesday 1 October- Fagsnakk

wellorg.com“The junk food generation - Young people in the coastal areas of the globe have serious nutritional deficits" by Solrunn Hansen, Associate professor, UiT, Tromsø

Place: Library, Faculty of medicine and health sciences, Kunnskapsenteret

(Photo: well.org)

Thrusday 24 October, Global Health Day


A world in transition

- Humanitarian interventions in conflicts - political or neutral?
- Malnutrition - A global challenge"

More information and registration

Place: KA12, Knowledge center, NTNU/St.Olav Hospital 

(Photo credit: Magnus Endal, Afganisthan)


Tuesday 19 November 12:00 - 1:00 pm

“Antidepressives or love: Mental health among children living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda" by Birthe Loa Knizek, professor at IPH, NTNU

"Development of physiotherapy as an Intregral Part of Health System in Nepal" by Nischal Ratna Shakya, Phd Candidate, NTNU

Place: MTS11, MTFS-building, Brain centre, 1.floor

(Photo credit: Magnus Endal, Bangladesh)

Tuesday 10 december 8:00 - 9:30am- Breakfast meeting

"Women in global health" by Ingeborg Haavardsson,Senior Advisor, Helsam Common Scientific activities, UiO

Moderator- Signe Elisabeth Åsberg

Place: MTS11, MTFS-building, Brain centre, 1.floor

(Photo credit: Tore Christian Storholmen)