Nordic Welfare Centre

An institution under the Nordic Council of Ministers

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Welfare policy

7 Feb 2019

Nordic Day 2019: Demographic changes opening the way for an age-friendly Nordic region

Soon 25 percent of the population in the Nordic countries will be over 65 years of age. In Sweden this is already the case. The fact that mo [...]

Public health

28 Jan 2019

Flavour additives a leading cause of young people starting to use e-cigarettes

Flavour additives in tobacco, e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco are appealing to young people and non-established smokers. Flavour additive [...]

Public health

24 Jan 2019

Socialstyrelsen utreder behov av kunskapsstöd gällande äldre och alkoholmissbruk

Socialstyrelsen i Sverige inleder en förstudie för att identifiera vilket behov av kunskapsstöd det finns gällande äldre personer med r [...]


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Disability issues

28 Jan 2019

Rådet för nordiskt samarbete om funktionshinder Årsrapport 2018

Rådet för nordiskt samarbete om funktionshinder är Nordiska ministerrådets rådgivande organ för området och ska stödja de [...]

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Public health

28 Jan 2019

The significance of flavour additives in the use of moist snuff and e-cigarettes – with a focus on young people and the Nordic region

Flavour additives in tobacco, e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco are appealing to young people and non-established smokers. Flavou [...]

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Welfare policy

15 Jan 2019

Skapa åldersvänliga städer i Norden

Vi lever allt längre i Norden och andelen äldre i befolkningen ökar. Det är en positiv utveckling, men innebär samtidigt stor [...]

Courses and events


Disability issues

A Nordic region for all

The Nordic countries and autonomous areas of Faroe islands, Greenland and Åland [...]

Disability issues

Barn, unga och delaktighet

Barn och unga med funktionsnedsättning har rätt till delaktighet på lika vill [...]


Healthcare and Care with Distance-spanning Technologies

With an ageing population and with depopulation resulting in sparsely populated [...]

Disability issues

Arbetsmarknad och funktionshinder

Hög sysselsättning är en hörnsten i den nordiska välfärdsmodellen. Alla sk [...]

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