Global health seminars spring 2020

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Global health seminars spring 2020

All seminars are free and open for all.

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

Thursday 6th February 10:30 - 11:30am

Women in Global Health logo

Seminar about "career stories."

What does a career in global health look like?
There are many opportunities and possible actors to work with, so the road ahead is not always clear. We have invited two speakers; Håkon A Bolkan and Leika Aruga to talk about their work in global health. 

Moderator- Signe Elisabeth Åsberg

Place: MTFS, MTS22, 2nd Floor

Thursday 27th February at 12:00 - 13:00

"Sustainable development in Timor-Leste through knowledge sharing"
by Håkon Noren and Bjørge Bondevik, student NGO, Kria Dalan.
During this talk, volunteers from Kria dalan Norway will discuss the situation in the country today and how Kria dalan aims to connect students of psychology, engineering and by using Experts in Teamwork from NTNU.


"Samaritan Volunteer Project, in Chamazi Dar Es Salaam Tanzania, support to teachers at primary school"
by Gabriela Jimenez Diaz, ISM, NTNU


Place: MTFS, MTS22, 2nd Floor

Tuesday 17th March at 13:00 - 14:00

"Internship at WHO and other opportunities in Europe"
by Anton Hasselgren, PhD, NTNU

"NorWHO Simulaiton 2018: Access to Essential
" by Signe Åsberg, ISB, NTNU

NorWHO is a yearly one-week simulation of the World Health Assembly located in Copenhagen. The event simulates the debating and decision-making processes surrounding the annual World Health Assembly of the WHO by incorporating several key aspects of the real-world meeting into an exciting five-day program. Participants take on the role of member countries or other stakeholders and spend the week trying to solve real global problems through very real negotiations.

Place: MTFS, MTS11, 1st Floor

Wednesday 25th March at 13:00 - 14:00

"Viral hepatitis among women in urban slum of Kathmandu- Nepal"
by Urusha Maharjan, Master student Kull18, ISM, NTNU


"Transdisciplinary collaboration for the Sustainable Development Goals - Cases from Nepal"
by Martina Keitsch, Professor at Department of design, NTNU 


Place: Bevegelsesenteret, BS41, 4th Floor


FAGSNAKK: Thursday 2nd April at 11:30 - 12:00

Presentation of Project Haiti 
by Ingvill Konradsen, founder of NGO ProjectHaiti.

Place: Kunnskapsenteret, The Medicine and Health Library, 2nd Floor

Thursday 16th April at 12:00 - 13:00


"Diabetes Prevention Education Program in prediabetes population in Nepal" 
by Pushpanjali Shakya, PhD, ISM, NTNU

"Rural health for peace in Colombia"
by Ingvill Konradsen, senior adviser, at Norwegian Centre for Rural Medicine (NCRM), Department of Community Medicine, UiT, Tromsø.


Place: MTFS, MTS11, 1st Floor

Wednesday 6th May at 12:00 - 13:00

"Lead exposure and risks for maternal health and pregnancy outcomes in a cross-sectional study in Argentina"
by Shanshan Xu, Master student in Global Health, Class18


"Arctic Diet and Nutrition"
by Ashiq Mahmud, Master Student in Global Health, Class18


Place: MTFS, MTS11, 1st Floor

Wednesday 10th June at 12:00 - 13:00



Place: MTFS, MTS11, 1st Floor