Defence

Lars Thore Fadnes will defend the PhD-degree Friday the 3rd of June at the University of Bergen with the thesis:

Counselling, child growth and feeding of children in Uganda in the era of HIV: Contexts and consequences

Time and place for the trial lecture

3rd of June 2011 at 09:15
Place: Auditorium 4 at Bygg for biologiske basalfag close to Haukeland University Hospital

Title of trial lecture: “The biological background for the reported beneficial effects of breastfeeding in children, including morbidity, mortality and growth

Here you can watch the trial lecture and defence (through youtube):

(Or see it section by section, part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4)
Slides will be available the 3rd of June.

Time and place for the defence

3rd of June 2011 at 11:00
Place: Auditorium 4 at Bygg for biologiske basalfag close to Haukeland University Hospital

Slides will be available the 3rd of June.

Oppenents and committee members: 

1. Opponent: Professor Louise Kuhn, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, USA

2. Opponent: Ph.D. Palle Valentiner-Branth, Statens Serum Institut, Denmark

3. Chair: Professor Ole Frithjof Norheim, Dept. of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway

The defence will take place in Bergenat BBB auditorium 4 close to Haukeland after the trial lecture the same day. BBB is the large building just above the Haukeland sykehusapotek (click the link to see a map). The auditorium is to the left when coming up the stairs from the main entrance. This will start from 09:15 (please be there on time). There will be a short break with some coffee/tee and refreshments between the trial lecture and the defence.

It will be possible to watch the defence as a video-cast through a web-link given on this page some few days after the the defence. Please visit this page again to get the link around 6th of 7th of June.

PhD documentation

Photos from doctor promotion

Lars Thore Fadnes forsvarer PhD-graden fredag den 3. juni ved Universitetet i Bergen med avhandlingen:

Counselling, child growth and feeding of children in Uganda in the era of HIV: Contexts and consequences

Tidspunkt og sted for disputasen og prøveforelesningen:
03.06.2011, kl. 09:15

Sted: Auditorium 4 på Bygg for biologiske basalfag like ved Haukeland Universitetssykehus

Disputasen blir i Bergen på Bygg for biologiske basalfag (BBB) like ved Haukeland universitetssykehus. BBB ligger like ovenfor Haukeland sykehusapotek (klikk på linken for å se kart). Auditoriet er på venstre side når man kommer opp trappene fra hovedinngangen til BBB. Disputasen blir rett etter prøveforelesningen som starter kl 09:15 (begynner presis). Det blir en kort pause mellom prøveforelesningen og disputasen med mulighet for en kopp kaffe eller te.

Pressemelding på norsk:

Ernæring, helseråd og vekst hos småbarn i Uganda

Det blir mulig å se disputasen som en videovisning i etterkant av disputasen. Dette vil bli gjort tilgjengelig rundt 6. eller 7. juni. Link og mer informasjon om dette kommer senere på denne nettsiden.

  1. February 13, 2012 at 17:14

    I am so grateful to God for the fact that Lars Thore Fadnes has been able to defend his thesis and have it deffended successful,We met In Mbale Eastern Uganda while He was carrying Out His research,as a family he became our friend and we are happy that atlast He has made,His contribution to the Public Health Sector will benefit the world,not Only His home country.

    We are grateful too to all those who helped Him to be who He is today.

    Emmanuel Rogers Tushabe
    Manager at Kawacom Uganda,
    Green coffee exporters.

  2. September 16, 2012 at 16:31

    If you would like to start with a wordle of the thesis and, you can check this web site
    Wordle: Fadnes ThesisWordle: Fadnes thesis

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