Evening Exchanges: Law, politics and adolescent sexual and reproductive health: evidence of impact

Date: Tuesday 21 August Time: 18:00-19:30 Place: Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, Kalfaveien 31, Bergen Politics and law are major determinants of sexual and reproductive health, affecting the availability and quality of for sexual and reproductive health policies and services, including abortion care, as well as access to information and sex education. […]

Children’s Right to Health: Childhood obesity

Date: Thursday 23 August Time: 14:30-15:30 Place: Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen Is childhood obesity a case of medical neglect? Does it warrant state intervention? What is the state’s responsibility in creating a regulatory framework that supports parents in making healthy choices for their children’s nutrition: prohibition of obesogenic marketing for […]

Evening Exchanges: The Role of Law in Global (and National) Health Governance

Date: Monday 20 August Time: 18:00-19:30 Place: Auditorium 4, Faculty of Law, University of Bergen  This roundtable will explore the potential and challenges of harnessing law, including international human rights law, to promote equity and accountability in health systems and global health governance.  Agenda 2030, and the Sustainable Development Goals, which followed the Millennium Development […]

Bergen Exchanges on Law & Social Transformation 2018

Time: 20. – 24. August 2018 Main venue: Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Jekteviksbakken 31. For other venues, please see the program. Open to the public. The Bergen Exchanges on Law & Social Transformation  is a week of public seminars, project workshops and social events – and a PhD course on Effects of Lawfare.  We invite academics, students and practitioners from all […]

Does performance-based financing of health care work?

Time: 14.15-15.30 We are happy to announce that a highly recognized expert in health sector reform, Bruno Meessen, from The Institute of Tropical Medicine in Belgium is visiting us here in Bergen. He invites you and your network to a seminar to discuss performance-based financing of health care in low- and middle-income countries-what are they […]

Seminar on Human Rights and TB Control Strategies

Date: 31st January 2018 Venue: Bergen Resource Centre for International Development Jekteviksbakken 31. Time: 11:00 to 12:00. We are happy to announce that one of the Centre on Law and Social Transformation’s leading expert on the relationship between law and health policy, Camila Ganiella, invites you and your network to a seminar to discuss one […]

The future of the American Healthcare System

Time: 15 January, at 12:00 – 13:30 Place: Jekteviken 31, Bergen, Hordaland Welcome to Dr Zeke Emanuel’s lecture at Centre on Law and Social Transformation We are happy to invite you to a lecture on the future of Obamacare with Professor and one of Obamacare`s architects – Zeke Emanuel. Professor Zeke Emanuel is a cancer […]

Marking The International Safe Abortion Day, the 28th of September

Time: 08:30 – 09:30. Place: Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen This seminar places Norwegian abortion debates and policies in a Global Perspective. Women’s right to abortion is highly contested across the globe. At a national and international level, groups fight both for the right of women to decide – and against. In […]

Jaha Dukureh (‘Jaha’s Promise’, BIFF) on banning FGM in Gambia

Time: 08:30 – 09:30. Place: Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen Panel: Jaha Dukureh (women’s right activist) in conversation with Vegard Vibe (UiB/LawTransform). Jaha Dukureh was subjected to female genital mutilation in Gambia when she was a little more than a week old. Becoming an activist she played a pivotal role in […]