Department of Global Public Health
The Department of Global Public Health is a multidisciplinary department with the aim to advance knowledge about challenges and opportunities for public health in a local, national, and global setting. This includes studying how societal phenomena affect health in a globalized world and translating research evidence into public health action.
All research groups and group leaders at the Department of Global Public Health, in areas such as global health, public health epidemiology and social medicine.
Doctoral education at the Department of Global Public Health
Registered PhD (doctoral) student at GPH or interested in studies at doctoral level? Find more about admission, information for current doctoral students and contact.
Latest research and activities
Who needs vitamin supplements?
Listen to Susanne Rautiainen Lagerström in episode #107 of Medicinvetarna, answering questions from listeners about when vitamin supplements may be needed, in specific deficiency situations, whether vitamin D can reduce the risk of severe COVID disease (there is as yet no clear scientific evidence for this) or when too much can actually be harmful (for persons with cancer or increased risk of cancer).
The podcast is in Swedish.
Doctoral students about their research and Agenda 2030
Anders Klingberg, Juliet Aweko and Patricia Eustachio Colombo describes their research projects and how it relates to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The sustainable development goals (SDGs) are a collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015 for the year 2030.