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Prevention-Policy & Practice (PPP)

The research group PPP aims to generate evidence for effective prevention and promotion in national and global health care.

This includes studies on the effectiveness of innovative tobacco prevention interventions in Swedish primary care. Also the role of big data for health care policy is studied in a new consortium. We use mixed methods and robust evaluation designs.

Currently a collaborative prevention project between Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm region, aiming to develop a strategy for implementing a new treatment called “Tobacco Cessation on Prescription” with a focus on preventing mental ill health, is carried out. 

Group leader



Tanja Tomson

Associate Professor

Tanja Tomson's current research includes the cRCT in Stockholm primary health care "Motivation 2 Quit" (M2Q) as well as the EC funded CrowdHEALTH project including 17 other institutions (universities, and other authorities as well as industry).

Group members

Read more about the Learning in Prevention-Policy & Practice research group members, their research descriptions and publications in their individual presentations.

Mia Barimani

Affiliated to research

Anne Leppänen

Project coordinator

Anna Vikström

Affiliated to research


Mailing address

Karolinska Institutet
Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME)
Prevention-Policy & Practice (PPP)
Att: [receiver's name]

Visiting Address

Prevention-Policy & Practice (PPP)
Widerströmska huset
Tomtebodavägen 18A (floor 4), Solna

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