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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

Awarded for research on Sámi health
Published: 2024-06-04

Jon Petter Stoor, Department of Epidemiology and Global Health, has been awarded a prize and SEK 176,674.

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

Despite harassment and stress, police officers are satisfied with their job in general
Published: 2024-02-02

Both male and female police officers experience sexual harassment, but females more often as gender-based.

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.

Emergency: climate change threatens health in Europe
Published: 2024-05-13

If it’s not done, extreme weather and diseases could hit Europe, states a report from the Lancet Countdown.

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.

FORTE-funded research collaboration in aging and health
Published: 2023-03-14

Julia Schröders and her research group will be part of a collaboration with researchers from India.

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.

Latest update: 2019-01-09