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Ib Christian Bygbjerg

Ib Christian Bygbjerg


Research interests in global & international health, health systems & transition in health, double burden of communicable & non-communicable diseases, malaria, TB, HIV, diabetes, and their interactions and impact, including long-term on mother & child health in particular.

Specialist in tropical medicine and in infectious diseases.

Supervised > 40 ph.d.s and > 100 masters students, mostly from low- and middle-income countries. Capacity building & research collaboration with Tanzania since 1992 and with India since 2002. Running courses and teaching in global & international health and tropical medicine at pre- & postgraduate level in Copenhagen and abroad. Board member, World Diabetes Foundation. Founder of Masters in International Health, MIH, and of Masters in Global Health, University of Copenhagen.

Published more than 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals. Please refer to

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