Research projects at PHS

Research at the Department of Public Health Sciences is conducted in both developed and developing countries and the use of interdisciplinary theories and methods, often with comparable, cross-cultural perspective. 

Research projects at the department

Project Project responsible Financier Period
Longitudinal studies on alcohol and drugs Peter Allebeck FAS programstöd 2009 - 2014
Långtidseffekter av cannabis: Mekanismer för psykosrisk och dödlighet Peter Allebeck FAS 2013 - 2015
Evidence based implementation of mental health care in Vietnam Peter Allebeck SIDA 2011 - 2013
Betydelsen av ANDT för sjukdomsbördan Emilie Agardh Socialdepartementet 2012 - 2013
Alkoholproblem och alkoholberoende: förekomst, föreställningar och förvänt­ningar på behandling Sven Andréasson FAS 2011 - 2013
Behandling av alkoholberoende i primär­vård: implementation och effekter Sven Andréasson FAS 2013 - 2015
Epidemiologiska studier av sociala förhål­landen i barndomen som determinanter för beteenderelaterade riskfaktorer och hjärt-kärlsjukdom Daniel Falkstedt FAS 2012 - 2013
DEMETRIQ (Developing methods to reduce inequalities in health) Bo Burström EU/FP7 2012 - 2014
Ojämlikhet i hälsorelaterad utslagning från arbetsmarknaden Bo Burström FAS 2010 - 2013
Genus och hälsa i olika välfärdsstater Bo Burström VR 2009 - 2013
Utvärdering av barnhälsovårdsprogram i samverkan med socialtjänsten för barn i riskmiljöer Bo Burström Statens folkhälsoinstitut 2013 - 2014
The role of early inflammation in the aetiology of autism spectrum disorder; a longitudinal study based on a combination of register and bio-sample data Christina Dalman VR
Autism speaks
2013 - 2016
2012 - 2013
Risk factors for psychiatric disorders - from fetal life until adulthood - a program aimed at developing prevention Christina Dalman VR 2011 - 2013
Use of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors in Pregnancy and Offspring Neurodevelopment Cecilia Magnusson VR 2013 - 2015
The Swedish collaboration on health effects of snus use Cecilia Magnusson VR 2011 - 2013
HIVIND – HIV in India Ayesha De Costa EU 2009 - 2014
ISSC – Syndromic surveillance in China   EU 2010 - 2014
ARCADE – HSSR – capacity development in Africa   EU 2011 - 2015
ARCADE – RSDH – capacity develop­ment in Asia   EU 2012 - 2016
MATIND – Maternal Mortality in India Ayesha De Costa EU 2012 - 2016
Evidence for policy and intervention – EPI4 (PDC)   SIDA 2011 - 2013
Syndromic surveillance in India and South Africa   MSB 2011 - 2013
MMC – post operative penetrative sex - RCT Sarah Thomsen VR 2013 - 2016
EPI4 plus – Chronic diseases (PDC)   SIDA 2012 - 2013
DOTARV – RCT – support for ARV – adult - Vietnam   VR 2009 - 2013
DOTARV – RCT – support for ARV – children, Vietnam   VR 2012 - 2015
MDG – 5 - Maternal Mortality India Ayesha De Costa VR 2012 - 2015
MDG – India Ayesha De Costa VR 2012 - 2015
Capacity building in Vietnam (PDC)   SIDA 2011 - 2013
National Research School in Global health   VR 2008 - 2013
Evaluating real-life effectiveness of WHO’s guidelines for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in African health systems Anna Mia Ekström SIDA 2011 - 2013
Optimizing PMTCT coverage and integration using mobile phone SMS messaging and innovative visualization technology in Kenya Anna Mia Ekström VR 2013 - 2015
Funding for Research in Health Care Sciences 2013 – Strategiska forsknings­området vård (SFO-V) Anna Mia Ekström / Anna Thorson SFO-V 2013
Kartläggning av hiv-positivas livssituation Anna Mia Ekström SMI 2013
Grundläggande utbildning om hiv för nyanlända somaliska migranter   Regionala Rådet: SLL 2013
ART Coverage Anna Mia Ekström Gilead 2013
Kurs i Global Hälsa (SVK) Anna Mia Ekström KI 2013
Infectious Diseases (Master in Global health) Anna Mia Ekström KI 2013
Swedish Prison Project (Svenska Häktesprogrammet): surveillance of riskbehaviour and bloodborne infections among injecting drug users Anna Mia Ekström SMI 2009 - 2013
Fellowship agreement Olalekan Uthman Exploring smoking, alcohol consumption and other cardiovascular riskfactors among HIV infected individuals: extending horizons, envisioning the future of the double jeopardy in SubSahara Africa Anna Mia Ekström COFAS (FAS/EC) 2012 - 2014
Internetbaserade interventioner för att reducera riskbeteende för HIV bland män som har sex med män – Randomiserade studier i Sverige och Vietnam, baserade på en innovativ nät-metodologi Anna Thorson VR 2013 - 2016
Fo Ass tjänst + projektanslag Anna Thorson VR 2009 - 2013
Guidance to prevent HIV and STI among MSM in Europe Anna Thorson ECDC 2013 - 2014
Prevention av HIV och STI bland svenska MSM Anna Thorson SMI 2012 - 2013
Highly mobile peer educators/supervisors in action: testing an outreach peer intervention strategy for increased TB case detection and adherence among displaced populations and host communities in DRC Berthollet Bwira Kaboru / Patricia Awiti MSB 2011 - 2013
PMTCT of HIV by extended triple anti­retroviral prophylaxis to the mother during breastfeeding and the impact on maternal health in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Anna Mia Ekström SIDA 2009 - 2013
Translating biomedical efficacy into reality: evaluating the effectiveness of WHO 2010 guidelines for PMTCT of HIV in Tanzania Anna Mia Ekström SIDA 2009 - 2013
Implementing evidence based prevention to prevent new HIV infections in Tanzania under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Anna Mia Ekström CDC 2013 - 2015
Social networks and Leprosy transmission in Brasil Ligia Kerr Brasilian funding agency 2013 - 2014
Web-based RDS for tracking transmission of influenza in Thailand  Mart Stein Dutch funding agencies 2011 - 2014
Riskbeteende och stigma bland MSM i Sverige – MSM enkäten 2013 Kristina Id Persson SMI 2013 - 2014
Improved adherence to maternal care – a cohort study in South Africa Jesse Coleman Witts university, South African funding agencies 2013 - 2015
Recruitment, Retention and Participation in HIV Vaccine Trials targeting Youth in Tanzania Biberfeld G & Bakari M
Asli Kulane
SIDA 2011 - 2014
Training of the ”One Health” Next Scientific Generation in the Sahel and Maghreb One Health consortium
Asli Kulane
EU 2012 - 2014
Health literacy for HIV positive patients of Somali origin in Sweden HIV Sverige
Asli Kulane
SLL 2013 - 2014
Adherence among HIV positive patients in Zithulele, South Africa Björn Södergård   2010 -
Access to health care among physically disabled in rural Louisiana Björn Södergård   2010 - 2013
Attitudes regarding generic substitution in Sweden Björn Södergård The Dental and Pharma­ceutical Benefits Agency, TLV 2012 - 2014
Willingness-to-pay and patient preferences regarding ostomy pouches in Sweden Björn Södergård The Dental and Pharma­ceutical Benefits Agency, TLV 2012 - 2014
The importance of pharmacogenetic variation on plasma concentrations of efavirenz and treatment effect in HIV-infected children in Uganda Jaran Eriksen VR 2012 - 2014
Vital Signs Directed Therapy in Intensive Care in Muhimbili National Hospital, Tanzania Jaran Eriksen Laerdal foundation 2012 - 2014
Teaming-up for exploiting e-Infrastructures’ potential to boost RTDI in Africa Jaran Eriksen EU  
Preventing unwanted pregnancy and improving post-abortion care among young people in Uganda - community and facility based studies  Elisabeth Faxelid SIDA/SAREC 2010 - 2013
Post-abortion care and contraceptive counselling by midlevel providers and physicians. Facility based studies in Western Kenya  Elisabeth Faxelid VR 2012 - 2014
Collaborative reproductive health/HIV program, PhD project Joint degree Makerere Elisabeth Faxelid SIDA 2011 - 2014
Children’s psycho-social needs during and after a natural disaster in Gansu province, China Birgitta Rubenson FAS 2012 - 2013
Children's Rights in EU External Policy, Ph project Birgitta Rubenson SIDA 2012 - 2014
Enhancing Human Resources and Use of Appropriate Technologies for Maternal and Perinatal Survival In Sub-Saharan Africa Staffan Bergström EU 2011 - 2014
Maternal and child health in an HIV/AIDS high endemic area – Mozambique Staffan Bergström SIDA 2011 - 2015
Cervical cancer and HIV screening in Uganda Vanja Berggren SIDA 2011 - 2013
Female genital mutilation in Sierra Leone. PhD project Lars Almroth WHO 2012 - 2013
KID funding for PhD Ulrika Rehnström Elisabeth Faxelid Forskarskolan 2012 - 2015
Kenya Link Elisabeth Faxelid VR 2012 - 2014
Overweight Saudi females PhD project Vanja Berggren Högskolan Kristianstad 2010 - 2013
TRISC - Triggers of relapses in smoking cessation Jette Möller FAS, Hjärtlungfonden, KI 2013
Treatment with non-nicotine pharmaceuti­cals for smoking cessation and risk of acute cardiovascular events and injuries  Jette Möller KI 2013 - 2015
Social factors and mental health among adolescents in Stockholm County  Karin Engström FAS/KI 2011 - 2013
Fri från Tobak i Tandvården (FRITT): en randomiserad kontrollerad studie för utvärdering av en kort rådgivning inom tandvården.  Rosaria Galanti Socialstyrelsen 2012 - 2014
Tobakspreventionsfrontlinje: studier om tobakspolicy i skolan och vattenpipsbruk bland ungdomar Rosaria Galanti FHI 2011 - 2014
KUPOL (Kunskap, lärande, psykisk hälsa och miljö i skolan) Rosaria Galanti FORMAS, FAS, VINNOVA 2012 - 2017
SPAN – Science for Prevention Academic Network Rosaria Galanti EU 2013 - 2014
Skador bland äldre. Studier om samspelet mellan levnadsmiljö och levnadsvanor Jette Möller Länsförsäkringsbolagens forskningfond 2012 - 2013
Regassa: En randomiserad studie av internetbaserad kognitiv beteendeterapi, fysisk aktivitet och sedvanlig behandling vid mild till måttlig depression I primärvården Yvonne Forsell Vårdal, Landstingen i Sthlm, Västra Götaland, Skåne, Blekinge, Västmanland och Kronoberg 2011 - 2014
PART – (Psykisk ohälsa, arbete och relationer) Fn pågående delprojekt gen-miljö-interaktioner – risk för depression och 10-års prognos Yvonne Forsell VR, AFA, FHI, Systembola-gets forskningsfond 2012 - 2014
Mobile telemedicine and emergency care of injury in resource-poor settings. A research project on burn injuries in Cape Town, South Africa Lucie Laflamme MMW 2013 - 2016
M-Health for burns diagnostics and care in South Africa. Knowledge-based partner­ship Lucie Laflamme SIDA 2012 - 2013
Health condition and injury among the elderly. Population-based register studies of acute and long-term determinants Lucie Laflamme MSB 2011 - 2013
The impact of driver education on road traffic injuries in different social groups Marie Hasselberg Swedish Transport Agency 2010 - 2013
Primary prevention of childhood obesity through sessions at child health centers about healthy eating habits and physical activity. A randomized population-based study Finn Rasmussen Research and Development Committee, SLL 2008 - 2013
Influences of major weight loss in obese women after gastric bypass surgery on their partners' and children's eating habits, physical activity, weight development and weight concerns Finn Rasmussen Karolinska Health Care Sciences Postgraduate School 2010 - 2014
Influences of major weight loss in obese women after gastric bypass surgery on their partners' and children's eating habits, physical activity, weight development and weight concerns Finn Rasmussen Research and Development Committee, SLL 2010 - 2013
Gestational weight gain and risks of obesity and elevated blood pressure in offspring Finn Rasmussen FAS 2011 - 2013
Gestational weight gain and risks of obesity and elevated blood pressure in offspring Finn Rasmussen KI/KID 2011 - 2014
Gestational weight gain and risks of obesity and elevated blood pressure in offspring Finn Rasmussen FAS, Programstöd 2011 - 2016
Primary prevention of childhood obesity through sessions at child health centers about healthy eating habits and physical activity. A randomized population-based study Finn Rasmussen FAS 2012 - 2014
Primary prevention of childhood obesity through sessions at child health centers about healthy eating habits and physical activity. A randomized population-based study Finn Rasmussen VR 2012 - 2014
Associations between obesity status and health-related quality of life, and cost-effectiveness of a childhood obesity prevention trial Finn Rasmussen KI/KID 2013 - 2016
Long-term effects of increased alcohol availability: A natural experiment Finn Rasmussen FAS 2013 - 2016
Long-term effects of increased alcohol availability: a natural experiment Finn Rasmussen KI/KID 2013 - 2016
The Family Intervention All Children in Focus - A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effects and Costs of a Universal Parental Program Finn Rasmussen FHI 2012 - 2014
Primary prevention of childhood obesity through sessions at child health centers about healthy eating habits and physical activity. A randomized population-based study Finn Rasmussen VR 2013 - 2015
Antibiotic pollutants in waters and resistance in rural India - Interventions to improve antibiotic resistance management; Antibiotic stewardship program including infection prevention and control and waste water treatment – Implementation research in hospital and community in India Cecilia Stålsby Lundborg VR - 2017
Antibiotic resistance a global challenge - contextualized interventions to improve infection control and antibiotic manage­ment in Vietnam and India Cecilia Stålsby Lundborg SIDA 2011 - 2013
Antibiotic stewardship network in India – a bottom-up integrated strategy for uptake of low-cost interventions to minimize antibiotic resistance  Cecilia Stålsby Lundborg SIDA PDC 2012 - 2013
Joint activities linked to the project “Antibiotic pollutants in waters and resistance in rural India - Interventions to improve antibiotic resistance management (APRIAM 2) Cecilia Stålsby Lundborg VR Links, India - 2014
Reference curriculum, training materials and course on the “Development, imple­mentation and evaluation of prudent antibiotic use campaigns” Cecilia Stålsby Lundborg ECDC 2012 - 2013
Allmänhetens attityder och kunskaper kring antibiotika och antibiotikaresistens Cecilia Stålsby Lundborg SMI 2012 - 2013
Validation of rapid diagnostic methods for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis  in Honduras Senia Rosales VR Links, India 2012 - 2014
EMECW, lot 13 India Cecilia Stålsby Lundborg EU 2009 - 2013
KI-Makerere collaboration. Towards better health services for vulnerable groups in Uganda. Health system research & Publ. health Göran Tomson SIDA 2010 - 2014
SURE - Supporting the Use of Research Evidence for Policy in African Health Systems Göran Tomson EU 2009 - 2014
QUALMAT - Quality of prenatal & maternal care: Bridging the know-do gap in SSA Göran Tomson EU 2009 - 2014
EQUIP - Expanded Quality Management Using Information Power aiming to improve Maternal-Newborn health in Tanzania and Uganda Staffan Bergström EC 2010 - 2014
inSCALE - Integrated Community Case Management of Common Childhood Diseases: Mozambique and Uganda Karin Källander BMGF 2009 - 2014
CODES - Community and District Empowerment for Scale-up. Uganda. Stefan Peterson BMGF 2011 - 2016
Disaster medicine; information for action in disasters Johan Von Schreeb SIDA 2011 - 2013
React Containing Antibiotic Resistance Göran Tomson SIDA 2006 - 2013
CONFIT - Causes Of Non-malaria Febrile Illness in Tanzania Stefan Peterson FAS 2011 - 2013
Rapid Malaria diagnosis point of care Andreas Mårtensson FAS 2011 - 2013
Minimax. Access and excess in treatment of Acute Febrile Illness for malaria pneumonia and diarrhea Peter Waiswa Einhorn Family Foundation  2013 - 2014
Kangaroo mother care + Scaling up Newborn survival at hospital level in Uganda Peter Waiswa Einhorn Family Foundation  2013 - 2014
KID funding for PhD Ulrika Baker Stefan Peterson KI/KID 2012 - 2016
Determinants of risky sexual behaviour among men who have sex with men in Sweden Birger Forsberg SMI 2012-2017
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