Theogene Habumugisha





Theogene Habumugisha is a PhD Research Fellow at the Centre for International Health (CIH), Department for Global Health and Primary Care. He is trained as Nutritionist and holds bachelor degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from University of Rwanda, and master degree in Nutrition and Health from Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands. 

His previous work focused on Nutrition in Humanitarian Emergency Settings, where he worked on different projects with UNHCR and World Food Programme (WFP) implemented both locally in Rwanda and Internationally.

His PhD research focuses on understanding the dietary and nutritional implications of transitioning towards environmentally sustainable diets in the aging population. 

As one of the Global Challenges' PhD Fellows at the University of Bergen, his PhD project is built on a strong inter-faculty collaboration that involves the Centre for International Health (CIH) and Centre for Nutrition (both at the Faculty of Medicine), Department of Biological Sciences (Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences), and Centre for the Study of Science and the Humanities (Faculty of Humanities).