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Department of Epidemiology and Global Health

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 department, with a shared mission to contribute to equitable and sustainable improvements in health and welfare across the globe.

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Information for students and employees regarding COVID-19
Information for students and employees regarding COVID-19

Umeå University is monitoring the development of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Gradual return to campus this autumn
Gradual return to campus this autumn

The Government go-ahead to return to campus-based education means several things for students and staff.

Education - Research - Collaboration

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Latest news from the Department of Epidemiology and Global Health

TropEd Network Chair/President elected from Umeå University
TropEd Network Chair/President elected from Umeå University

Marie Lindkvist, Associate Professor at EpiGh has been elected by International TropEd Network.

Generous Scholarship from Erling-Persson Family Foundation
Generous Scholarship from Erling-Persson Family Foundation

SEK 12 million for students from non-EU/EEA countries studying the Master's programmes in Public Health.

Director-General recommends public health studies
Director-General recommends public health studies

Dr. Tedros, WHO Director-General and honorary doctor at Umeå University, urges studies in health.

Privatised education did not lead to more doctors in Tanzania
Privatised education did not lead to more doctors in Tanzania

Press release about Nathanael Sirili's dissertation

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TropEd Network Chair/President elected from Umeå University
Published: 06 Mar, 2020

Marie Lindkvist, Associate Professor at EpiGh has been elected by International TropEd Network.

Karantän på lyxkryssaren gav fler coronasmittade
Published: 28 Feb, 2020

More people were infected by coronavirus at the cruise ship in quarantine than if passengers could go ashore.

Differences in interpretation affect the implementation of health programs
Published: 21 Feb, 2020

To increase involvement in health systems, decision-makers must be aware of differences in interpretation.

WHO underestimates the spread of the Coronavirus
Published: 13 Feb, 2020

The coronavirus probably has a stronger ability to spread than the World Health Organization has estimated.