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Abdominal obesity common among women in rural Indonesia
Published: 24 Oct, 2018

Abdominal obesity is seven times more common among women than among men in Indonesia's rural area.

Annual report for 2020 from Epidemiology and Global Health
Published: 04 Apr, 2019

Read about our activities during 2020!

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.

Extreme heat threatens to overwhelm hospitals around the world
Published: 29 Nov, 2018

New report shows that rising temperatures are exposing people to unacceptably high health risks.

Generous Scholarship from Erling-Persson Family Foundation
Published: 20 Dec, 2019

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

International top ranking for gender equality at Umeå University
Published: 07 Mar, 2019

One of 14 organisations in the world to receive the highest rating for their gender equality efforts.

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.

Privatised education did not lead to more doctors in Tanzania
Published: 03 Oct, 2018

Press release about Nathanael Sirili's dissertation

Research programme examines social media, social network, digital technology and behavioural change
Published: 28 Aug, 2019

STAR-C will use innovative digital technology to promote healthier behaviours in the population.

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.

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.