Sámi dearvvašvuođadutkama guovddáš/Centre for Sami Health Research

The Centre for Sami Health Research (CSHR), Sámi dearvvašvuođadutkama guovvdáš, is an independent centre under the Department of Community Medicine at UiT The Arctic University of Norway. The main aim of the CSHR is to enhance knowledge of the health and life of Sami people in Norway.

The emphasis in the CSHR is on interdisciplinary research, mainly population-based studies using quantitative methods. The Population-based Study on Health and Living Conditions – the SAMINOR Study is the most important research project of the centre.

Employees at Centre for Sami Health Research:


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Opportunities for collaboration on Indigenous health research and education

On August 22 and 23, the Centre for Sami Health Research (CSHR) hosted Associated Dean Donald K. Warne from the University of North Dakota (UND) and Professor Pål Davidsen from the University of Bergen (UiB) as our guests. During two productive days, we discussed opportunities for collaboration between our institutions.


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Guest lecture by professor Donald K. Warne

Professor Donald K. Warne from North Dakota visits the Centre for Sami Health Research. We are pleased to welcome all to an open guest lecture August 22, 13:00-15:00, Auditorium 2, U6.A2A, MH East. Dr. Warne will give a lecture with the title “American Indian Public Health: History, Current Issues, and Promising Practices”. Welcome! Read more HERE.


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