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A European observatory on climate and health has been launched
Published: 2021-03-09

Researchers at the Faculty of Medicine lead parts of research that form the basis for the observatory's work.

Abdominal obesity common among women in rural Indonesia
Published: 2018-10-24

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

AI-council of the Medical faculty invites to AI-Day September 10!
Published: 2021-08-30

The AI-council works in order to strengthen the faculty before a future when AI will play a crucial role.

Alumna on TIME's top 100 most influential people
Published: 2021-10-08

Adi Utarini is recognized for her fight against Dengue fever.

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

Read about our activities during 2020!

Arcum-affiliated Hanna Blåhed finalist in My Northern Project
Published: 2020-10-23

Hanna Blåhed selected to present her project at the UArctic Congress 2021

Dean, Deputy Dean and one Associate Dean
Published: 2021-02-16

Dean, Deputy Dean and one Associate Dean appointed at the Faculty of Medicine, for the next term of office.

Decarbonisation of the health sector
Published: 2021-05-05

Climate targets for reduced CO2 emissions set by the European Union call for integrated action in all sectors

Differences in interpretation affect the implementation of health programs
Published: 2020-02-21

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: 2018-11-29

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

Four Arctic Five Chairs appointed from Umeå University scholars
Published: 2022-04-01

Five universities in Sweden, Norway and Finland appoint Chairs to address challenges for the Arctic region.

Four questions to Joacim on Icelab and the way to a new covid-19 project
Published: 2020-11-19

How does an idea sparked in a casual discussion move to a funded project?

Generous Scholarship from Erling-Persson Family Foundation
Published: 2019-12-20

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

Health consequences if mine opens
Published: 2020-10-16

New report describing health effects of potential mining establishment in Kallak

Hundreds gather for a sustainable future in developing countries
Published: 2021-06-02

Umeå University hosts DevRes2021, which brings together hundreds of stakeholders in development research.