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Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 31 March 2021)



A European observatory on climate and health has been launched
Published: 09 Mar, 2021

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: 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!

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

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

Dean, Deputy Dean and one Associate Dean
Published: 16 Feb, 2021

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

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.

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

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

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.

Health consequences if mine opens
Published: 16 Oct, 2020

New report describing health effects of potential mining establishment in Kallak

In Memoriam Professor Peter Byass (1957-2020)
Published: 20 Aug, 2020

Stig Wall talks about Peter Byass and our many years of collaboration with him.

In memoriam: Nemam Ghafouri
Published: 09 Apr, 2021

Collegues at the Department of Epidemiologi and Global Health writes about Neman.

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.

Mammography screening saves lives also in older age
Published: 20 Oct, 2020

For women invited to mammography screening over the age of 70,reduction in mortality was significant.