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Public health

7 Feb 2023

Remote therapy a solution during Covid-19 for people with deafblindness

Even in normal situations, people with deafblindness constitute a vulnerable group that experience a lot of isolation – and the pandemic h [...]

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’ [...]

Public health

2 May 2022

NADRA 2022: Q&A with keynote speaker Bagga Bjerge

Bagga Bjerge, associate professor at Aarhus University BSS, Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research at the Department of Psychology and Behavio [...]

Public health

25 Apr 2022

NADRA 2022: Q&A with keynote speaker Jenny Cisneros Örnberg

Jenny Cisneros Örnberg, associate Professor and Deputy Head of the Department of Public Health Sciences at Stockholm University, is one of [...]

Public health

14 Apr 2021

New report: School achievement and health development in the Nordic countries

Education plays a particularly important role in explaining health outcomes in the Nordic countries. Our new report aims to highlight knowle [...]


8 Mar 2021

Indigenous peoples and legally certain dementia assessment

An incorrect diagnosis in a dementia examination may mean that an individual misses out on the medication and treatment to which they are en [...]

Public health

1 Feb 2021

Nytt mandat för den nordiska folkhälsoarenan

Nordiska folkhälsoarenan, som Nordens välfärdscenter fungerar som sekretariat för, har fått förnyat mandat för åren 2021-2023. - Fol [...]

Public health

21 Jan 2021

First call for abstracts: Nordic Alcohol and Drug Researchers’ Assembly 2021

The Nordic Alcohol and Drug Researchers’ Assembly (NADRA) will take place at Hanaholmen, Espoo, in Finland 8 – 10 September 2021. First [...]

Public health

4 Jun 2020

”Rökare drabbas med större sannolikhet av allvarliga komplikationer vid en covid-19-infektion”

På Nordens välfärdscenters webbinarium om effekter av coronapandemin stod det klart att det i många frågor är för tidigt att dra någ [...]

Public health

7 May 2020

Debatt: Livslånga konsekvenser för barn som utsätts för alkohol i fosterstadiet

Det här är en debattartikel som publicerades i Dagens Medicin 7 maj 2020. [...]

Welfare policy

12 Mar 2020

Vi ställer in fysiska möten på grund av corona

Har du anmält dig till en av våra konferenser eller kurser? Då får du stanna hemma, framför datorn. Nordens välfärdscenter har beslu [...]

Public health

30 Jan 2020

Avkriminalisering av drogbruk skapar debatt i Norden

- Att avkriminalisera användningen av droger är en fråga som delar åsikterna. För personer som är beroende av droger är en avkriminal [...]

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