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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 [...]

Public health

29 Jan 2020

First call for abstracts for NADRA 2020

This year the Nordic Alcohol and Drug Researchers’ Assembly (NADRA) focuses on marginalization and complex problems as challenges for Nord [...]

Public health

20 Dec 2019

Nordens välfärdscenter firar 10 år i välfärdens tjänst

I år fyller Nordens välfärdscenter, Nordiska ministerrådets institution inom social- och hälsosektorn, 10 år. - Vårt arbete går ut p [...]

Public health

18 Dec 2019

Tidskriften Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs och Helsingfors universitet inleder samarbete

Från och med första januari 2020 inleder Nordens välfärdscenters vetenskapliga tidskrift Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs (NAD) ett s [...]

Public health

25 Nov 2019

Policy briefs to increase equal health in the Nordic countries

Our new report contains three policy briefs on interventions that aim to increase equality in health. The policy briefs highlights supportin [...]

Public health

14 Nov 2019

Isländska och finländska unga känner mest press av skolarbete i Norden

Unga i Finland och på Island upplever mest stress på grund av skolarbete jämfört med unga i alla nordiska länder. Skolstressen är mer [...]

Public health

12 Nov 2019

Sömnsvårigheter ökar bland unga i Norden – Norge undantaget

Ungefär var femte ungdom har sömnsvårigheter i Finland, Danmark, Sverige och Island - och andelen unga med sömnproblem ser ut att öka. [...]

Public health

28 Oct 2019

“An overall inter-sectorial aim to reduce social inequalities in health is needed”

How do the Nordic countries apply a comprehensive approach to address social inequalities? In our new study we focus on the explicit policie [...]

Public health

14 Jun 2019

Health inequalities increase in the Nordic countries despite well-functioning cooperation between ministries

Differences in health between social groups have increased in the Nordic countries during the last decades. Therefore, the governments have [...]


4 Jun 2019

Mångfald och digitalisering på de politiska arenorna i sommar

Nordens välfärdcenter lyfter fram frågor om mångfald, digitalisering och ett stärkt nordiskt samarbete inom socialområdet på de nordi [...]

Public health

10 May 2019

Indicators for health inequality in the Nordic countries

Social inequalities in health in the Nordic countries persist and may even be growing. Our new report identifies a list of indicators that c [...]

Public health

7 May 2019

“Traditional education promotes equality”

In the Nordic countries, health is linked to educational attainment to a higher extent than to income. Studies have now shown that the progr [...]

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