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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).

The University is closing premises
The University is closing premises

Umeå University’s premises, with some exception, will be locked until further notice.

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Research
Research

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Collaboration
Collaboration

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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

News

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.

Coming events

CANCELLED! Theme Equity In Health - seminar
Thu
23
Apr
CANCELLED! Theme Equity In Health - seminar
Time 14:30 - 16:00 23 April 14:30 - 16:00
Place Biology building, Room BIO.D.244
Seminar. Gender and pain, different perspectives
CANCELLED! European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
Mon
27
Apr
CANCELLED! European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
Time 13:00 - 15:00 27 April 13:00 - 15:00
Place Alicante, Building 5B, Floor 3, University hospital
Seminar. European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies - what is it and what does it do?

May

CANCELLED! Theme Equity In Health - seminar
Thu
28
May
CANCELLED! Theme Equity In Health - seminar
Time 14:30 - 16:00 28 May 14:30 - 16:00
Place Biology building, Room BIO.D.244
Seminar. Complex inequalities in health

August

DevRes 2020 - Advancing Sustainable Transformation
Mon
24
Aug
DevRes 2020 - Advancing Sustainable Transformation
Time 24 August at 12:00 until 26 August at 12:00 24 August at 12:00 until 26 August at 12:00
Place Aula Nordica
Conference. CANCELLED: The conference provides a forum for how development research can contribute to sustainable transformation.

September

CANCELLED! Junia Joffer – Public Health
Fri
4
Sep
CANCELLED! Junia Joffer – Public Health
Time 09:00 - 12:00 4 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall, Falu Hospital
Dissertation. Health for future. Self-rated health and social status among adolescents

October

RCC - A resource for cancer research and improvement of cancer care
Fri
23
Oct
RCC - A resource for cancer research and improvement of cancer care
Time 13:00 - 14:00 23 October 13:00 - 14:00
Place Announced later
Seminar. Regional cancer centres; a resource for cancer research and improvement of cancer care