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Division of Insurance Medicine

Sickness absence affects individuals, health care, insurance organizations, employers, and society. Nevertheless, the scientific knowledge base is very limited. We conduct research, systematic literature reviews, post graduate training, and networking regarding sickness absence, work disability, health, and living conditions. 

Emilie Friberg has been granted 5 million SEK

Emilie Friberg has been granted 5 million SEK

Emilie Friberg has been granted 5 million SEK for a project about multiple sclerosis (MS), gainful employment and sick leave from Försäkringskassan. 

The project is expected to generate important knowledge that is often requested by doctors and patients about strategies for being able to work as long as possible.

New VR grant to the Division of Insurance Medicine

New VR grant to the Division of Insurance Medicine

Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz, Professor and Head of the Division of Insurance Medicine has been granted 25,000,000 SEK by the Swedish Research Council for a research environment called REMAIN (”Refugee Minors And INtegration”). Five research groups from four different countries are involved in the research environment. The aim is to establish knowledge and find strategies to improve the social integration of refugees minors with mental disorders.

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Annika Evolahti
2019-07-02