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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.

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

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: 08 Oct, 2021

Adi Utarini is recognized for her fight against Dengue fever.

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.

Decarbonisation of the health sector
Published: 05 May, 2021

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: 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

Hundreds gather for a sustainable future in developing countries
Published: 02 Jun, 2021

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

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.