The Department of Epidemiology and Global Health is an international, multidisciplinary research and teaching environment located within Umeå University’s Faculty of Medicine. Founded in 1986, we now have around 80 people from all over the world working in the Unit, with a shared mission to contribute to equitable and sustainable improvements in health and welfare across the globe.
Dr. Tedros, WHO Director-General and honorary doctor at Umeå University, urges studies in health.
Press release about Nathanael Sirili's dissertation
According to Maria Nilsson, illness due to climate change is already a fact for Swedes and Europeans.
Read about our activities during 2018
One of 14 organisations in the world to receive the highest rating for their gender equality efforts.
New report shows that rising temperatures are exposing people to unacceptably high health risks.
Abdominal obesity is seven times more common among women than among men in Indonesia's rural area.