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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

"Antibiotic resistance can affect anyone"

Public health student Erick Venant explains why World Antimicrobial Awareness Week is important to him.

The 2022 Global Report of the Lancet Countdown

The health of people around the world is at the mercy of a persistent fossil fuel addiction.

Five questions to Lena Maria Nilsson about the Nunamed conference

At the turn of the month, Arctic health researchers are gathering in Nuuk, Greenland.

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The fight against antimicrobial resistance brought Erick to Umeå
Published: 2022-11-17

Public health student Erick Venant explains why World Antimicrobial Awareness Week is important to him.

The 2022 Global Report of the Lancet Countdown
Published: 2022-10-27

The health of people around the world is at the mercy of a persistent fossil fuel addiction.

Networks around Arctic health research gathering on Greenland
Published: 2022-09-23

At the turn of the month, Arctic health researchers are gathering in Nuuk, Greenland.

Thesis about health insurance for rural elderly in Tanzania
Published: 2022-06-10

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