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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.

Featured Stories

Thesis about health insurance for rural elderly in Tanzania

Insurance increases utilization of healthcare services but uninsured reported better responsiveness.

Surge of interest for the effects of the pandemic on the European Arctic

Almost fifty visitors and a professional broadcast of seminar on COVID-19 in the European Arctic.

Increased risk of blood clots persists long after COVID-19

Even several months after COVID-19, one is still at an increased risk of blood clot and bleeding.