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Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences

Researchers in epidemiology and public health sciences study how the environment, lifestyle and genetic factors affect health and the aetiology of disease. This knowledge is used to create methods and approaches for the prevention of disease and ill health.

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Healthy skin contact

Together with colleagues at Makerere University and University of Gulu, researchers at the Division of Reproductive Health, Karolinska Institutet have developed a routine to increase the proportion of mothers and newborns in Uganda who have early skin-to-skin contact. This film has been produced in collaboration with the Healthy Children Projectin the US, and will be used to educate midwives and doctors.

Some of our professors in the area

Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences

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