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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Public health

11 Jan 2019

”På plejehjem modvirkes ensomhed og skadelige alkoholvaner”

Som i så mange andre lande, bliver der også flere og flere ældre (over 65 år) i Danmark. Udover at folk bliver ældre, ser man også en [...]

Welfare policy

4 Jan 2019

Utredare efterlyser analyser kring sociala initiativ

”Varför saknas krav på social konsekvensanalys av utbildnings- och hälsopolitiska initiativ?” Det frågar sig Árni Páll Árnason, t [...]

Public health

18 Dec 2018

Professor vill ha fler alkoholteam inom hemvården

Det är inte ovanligt att omsorgspersonal i Sverige saknar både utbildning och riktlinjer för att arbeta med äldre med alkoholproblem. M [...]

Public health

5 Dec 2018

Videos from the conference Health Equity in the Nordic Region

The socio-economic differences in health have increased more in the Nordic countries than in other parts of Western and Southern Europe. How [...]

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