Monitoring, explaining and reducing health inequalities: An introduction to CHAIN

The mission of the Centre for Global Health Inequalities Research (CHAIN) is to create a global transformation in actionable health inequalities research. Bringing together leading scholars and international organizations and acting as a change agent, researchers at CHAIN aim to monitor, explain, and reduce health inequalities in the global North and South. 

Dr. Eikemo is a Professor of Sociology at NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and the leader of CHAIN : Centre for Global Health Inequalities Research. In this talk, Terje Andreas Eikemo will introduce the CHAIN Center and the three central pillars of their approach, and talk briefly about collaboration between CHAIN and PROMENTA. 

Eikemo, who has has led several international public health projects, was awarded the scientific prize for young excellent researchers in the Humanities for 2009 by The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters (Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskab) and the SINTEF prize for outstanding research in 2010. More recently, he was enrolled into NTNUs Outstanding Academic Fellows Programme (NTNUs Stjerneprogram).

Eikemo has been the Editor-in-Chief of the Scandinavian Journal of Public Health since 2016.

Published Nov. 8, 2021 7:46 PM - Last modified Apr. 21, 2022 9:31 AM