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Current knowledge about welfare issues in the Nordic region

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Disability issues

25 May 2022

Nordiska tolkregler utgör gränshinder för teckenspråkiga

Niels Kristensen är dansk i själ och hjärta och bär stolt sitt danska pass. Men eftersom han bor i Norge nekas han teckentolk när han s [...]

Disability issues

16 May 2022

New network to share experiences on disability and welfare services

Support systems for persons with disabilities can be organised in many ways and the responsibilities may rest on different levels of governm [...]

Public health

9 May 2022

NADRA 2022: Q&A with keynote speaker Riikka Perälä

Riikka Perälä, Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Y-Foundation, is one of the keynote speakers at the Nordic Alcohol and Drug Researchers’ [...]


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Disability issues

13 May 2022

Grenseløse tegn? – Mobilitet og tegnspråk i Norden

Tegnspråklige med redusert hørsel opplever i dag grensehinder når de krysse nordiske landegrenser. Forskjeller i regelverk, pra [...]

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Welfare policy

12 May 2022

The scientific journal Nordisk välfärdsforskning | Nordic Welfare Research

The scientific journal Nordisk välfärdsforskning | Nordic Welfare Research publishes articles about various welfare policy theme [...]

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Welfare policy

4 Apr 2022

Indicators for Active and Healthy Ageing in the Nordic Region

Population ageing is a major demographic trend affecting the policy agenda in the Nordic Region, in Europe, and globally. The repo [...]


Disability issues

Universal design, participation and democracy

Universal design means that society, goods and services are designed and functio [...]

Welfare policy

Age-friendly and sustainable societies in the Nordic region

Sustainable social development should take into account the needs of older adult [...]

Welfare policy

Subnetworks within the field of dementia

There are a number of small, separate groups within the Nordic region. The Nordi [...]

Disability issues

Surveying solutions for independent living

Support and services are an important prerequisite for many people with a disabi [...]

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