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Public health

15 Apr 2019

New report describes cannabis policy and legislation in the Nordic countries

How is cannabis use controlled in the legal systems in the Nordic countries? How do the Nordic legal systems see cannabis as a drug, and how [...]

Public health

4 Apr 2019

Unga män särskilt drabbade då ojämlikhet i hälsa ökar

Social ojämlikhet i hälsa har ökat de senaste decennierna. Utvecklingen har särskilt drabbat unga män i form av ökad förekomst av dro [...]

Dövblind

26 Mar 2019

Dubbelt sårbar med invandrarbakgrund och funktionsnedsättning

Att ha invandrarbakgrund och en funktionsnedsättning innebär en dubbel sårbarhet för många barn och unga. Fördomar, språkförbistring [...]

Disability issues

22 Mar 2019

FN-konvention om rättigheter blev till barnbok på Färöarna

En illustrerad barnbok om en teddybjörn som heter Lukka. Det blev den kreativa lösningen när Tóra við Keldu och Ása Olsen på Färöar [...]

Disability issues

21 Mar 2019

Att få hjälp med sex kan kännas pinsamt

Personer med omfattande funktionsnedsättning möter ofta hinder när de vill leva ut sin sexualitet. Att vara öppen med sina mest intima b [...]

Public health

21 Mar 2019

Hur jämlik är den nordiska lyckan?

Nordbor lever generellt ett gott liv. Trots det upplever många ensamhet, stress, depression och en känsla av meningslöshet. [...]

Public health

7 Mar 2019

Debate article: Alcohol consumption among young people in the Nordic countries is falling – the differences need to be examined

In all Nordic countries, minors are drinking less than before. Key reasons for this may be parents keeping a closer eye on their children an [...]

Public health

4 Mar 2019

Schools can boost positive health among students

Positive health can be boosted among school students. In many parts of the Nordic region schools are implementing health promotion measures [...]

Public health

28 Feb 2019

Increased demand for treatment of cannabis-related problems in the Nordics

After alcohol, cannabis is the second most common intoxicant in the Nordics. During the last two decades, demand for cannabis use related tr [...]

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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