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Norrland Observatory for Equity in Health and Health Care

NOEHHC is formed by a multidisciplinary group of researchers based at the Department of Epidemiology and Global Health, Umeå university

NOEHHC´s aims

  • to monitor socioeconomic inequalities in health and health care in the Northern region of Sweden (Norrland)
  • to conduct pertinent research on different aspects of socioeconomic inequalities in health and health care
  • to provide relevant information regarding those inequalities to policy-makers in the region

Latest news

[December 2018]

New issue of the Social Medicine journal Vol 12, No 1 (2019): special series on Violence in Latin America

[September 2018]

Debattartikeln av NOEHHC om det ökande inkomstgapet i VK här! (In Swedish)

[September 2018]

Nytt nummer Socialmedicinsk tidskrift Vol 95, Nr 4 (2018): Forskning och teori: Ett blandnummer Innehållsförteckning (In Swedish)

Upcoming events

Noehhc will be participating in Forum Jämställdhet in Luleå, 30-31 January

Our recent publications

San Sebastián M, Mosquera PA, Gustafsson PE. Do cardiovascular disease prevention programs in northern Sweden impact on population health? An interrupted time series analysis. BMC Public Health. 2019 Feb 15;19(1):202. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-6514-x.

Szilcz M, Mosquera PA, San Sebastián M, Gustafsson PE. Income inequalities in leisure time physical inactivity in northern Sweden: A decomposition analysis.Scand J Public Health. 2019 Jan 11:1403494818812647. doi: 10.1177/1403494818812647.

Goicolea I, Hultstrand Ahlin C, Waenerlund AK, Marchal B, Christianson M, Wiklund M, Hurtig AK, San Sebastian M. Accessibility and factors associated with utilization of mental health services in youth health centers. A qualitative comparative analysis in northern Sweden. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2018 Nov 14;12:69. doi: 10.1186/s13033-018-0249-4.

Waenerlund AK, Mosquera PA, Gustafsson PE, San Sebastián M. Trends in educational and income inequalities in cardiovascular morbidity in middle age in Northern Sweden 1993-2010. Scand J Public Health. 2018 Aug 16: 1403494818790406. doi: 10.1177/1403494818790406