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Norrland Observatory for Equity in Health and Health Care

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

Latest news

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Upcoming events

Seminar: 100 years later: Research on health and racism in Sweden

15 March 2022, 13:00-15:45

Butajira, buliding 5B, floor 3, NUS or Zoom

See more information here


Our recent publications

Baroudi M, Hurtig AK, Goicolea I, San Sebastian M, Jonzon R, Nkulu-Kalengayi FK. Young migrants' sexual rights in Sweden: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2021;21(1):1618. doi:10.1186/s12889-021-11672-1.

Blåhed H, San Sebastián M. "If the reindeer die, everything dies": The mental health of a Sámi community exposed to a mining project in Swedish Sápmi. Int J Circumpolar Health. 2021;80(1):1935132. doi:10.1080/22423982.2021.1935132.

Blåhed H, San Sebastián M. Health impact assessment of a mining project in Swedish Sápmi: lessons learned. Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal 2021; 1-8. doi.org/10.1080/14615517.2021.1981759.

Jonsson F, Christianson M, Wiklund M, Hurtig AK, Goicolea I. Collective imaginaries of caring landscapes for rural youth: a concept mapping study in northern Sweden. BMC Public Health. 2021;21(1):2191. Published 2021 Nov 30. doi:10.1186/s12889-021-12223-4.


Latest update: 2022-02-27