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Public health and health care science

Decarbonisation of the health sector

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

Risk that the terrestrial carbon sink declines in the future

Global warming can be even bigger since capacity of vegetation to absorb carbon dioxide is likely to decline.

A European observatory on climate and health has been launched

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

The five latest research projects

The mental health and access to mental health care among the Sámi in Sweden
Duration 1 January 2021 until 31 December 2024
Type of project Research project
Leaving no one behind: intersectional health system equity in Sweden
Duration 1 January 2021 until 31 December 2024
Type of project Research project
Impact of national Covid-19-related policies on loneliness among elderly receiving elderly care
Duration 1 December 2020 until 30 June 2022
Type of project Research project

Latest publications

Scandinavian Journal of Pain, De Gruyter Open 2021, Vol. 1 : 48-58
Eklund, Katarina; Stålnacke, Britt-Marie; Stenberg, Gunilla; et al.
International Journal of Health Policy and Management
Baroudi, Mazen; Nkulu Kalengayi, Faustine; Goicolea, Isabel; et al.
Umeå University medical dissertations, 2101
Söderholm, Anna
Social Science and Medicine, Elsevier 2020, Vol. 258
Eriksson, Malin; Dahlblom, Kjerstin