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Global health research International challenges and Norwegian contributions Bergen, 21 – 22 September 2004.

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1 Global health research International challenges and Norwegian contributions Bergen, 21 – 22 September 2004

2 Proposal for establishing a new programme for Global Health Research Background: The “10/90 gap” (Norway: 5/90 ?) 2003: Working group established by Ministry of Health, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Education and Research - Report May : A small programme for global health research established by the Research Council of Norway –4-6 million NOK per year for 2 years 2004: The Research Council of Norway commissioned a new planning committee that was given the task to develop a proposal to a programme for Global Health research by November 1, 2004

3 Programme for Global Health Research on Poverty related Health Problems - Planning Committee Gunnar KvåleUniversity of Bergen (chair) Per BrandtzægRikshospitalet University Hospital Johanne SundbyUniversity of Oslo Ib BygbjergUniversity of Copenhagen Antonie EgelandMinistry of Health Sigrun MøgedalNORAD John-Arne RøttingenNational Health Services Research Centre Nils Gunnar SongstadUniversity of Bergen (secretary)

4 Objectives of the meeting As part of the planning process for a new programme for Global health research Assess the need for research on poverty related health problems –The perspectives of the Norwegian government –The perspectives of researchers and research institutions –The perspectives of funding agencies –The perspectives of the South Assess current involvement and possibilities for increased activities of Norwegian institutions in the field of global health research Assess priority areas for increased investments in the field

5 Global health research International challenges and Norwegian contributions Bergen, 21 – 22 September 2004


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