Ib C. Bygbjerg

Professor of International Health


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 > 50 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.