Press Releases

Jan 15, 2013 17:36 SGT Nordic School of Public Health NHV It is important for the child’s health and wellbeing that the father of a child with diabetes is involved in their everyday lives. – To support the fathers' involvement in their children’s daily life and diabetes care, both supportive social structures and gender sensitive health care is necessary, says Åse Boman who is defending her thesis at the Nordic School of Public Health NHV, January, 18.

Oct 05, 2012 16:52 SGT Nordic School of Public Health NHV The results showed that every second parent of a child with overweight in Northern and Central Europe perceived their child as normal weight. The corresponding figure in Southern Europe was three quarters. More than 1 000 children in the study had obesity. These children´s parents perceived their children as only “slightly too overweight” between 57 to 85 percent.

Jul 05, 2012 17:12 SGT Nordic School of Public Health NHV Elderly that use internet for interactive meetings become more self-confident and get a richer life. This is shown in a new Master of Public Health at Nordic School of Public Health NHV.

Jul 05, 2012 17:08 SGT Nordic School of Public Health NHV Leaders in anesthesia care today are working less and less with job-specific questions and more with personnel and administrative matters. This is shown in Bente Lüdemanns Master of Public Health at the Nordic School of Public Health NHV.

Jun 13, 2012 19:29 SGT Nordic School of Public Health NHV A new doctoral thesis from the Nordic School of Public Health NHV claims that involving persons with dementia, their primary family carers and health care personnel in planning the services these families need improves the quality of life for them and enhances their chance of participating in society.

May 29, 2012 21:36 SGT Nordic School of Public Health NHV Infections that occurs when patients are in hospitals can be prevented by using the knowledge of infection hygiene at all levels within the health care organization. – But it requires a formal collaboration between the municipality/hospital and an intersectional health organization, says health nurse Bente Bloch, Master of Public Health at the Nordic School of Public Health Health NHV.

May 02, 2012 19:28 SGT Nordic School of Public Health NHV Sixteen years after apartheid the public health system in South Africa continues to be plagued by health worker shortages. “But lay health workers can make a great contribution to care”, says Karen Daniels at Nordic School of Public Health. But they also need greatly to be cared for. Here thesis explores how ordinary people trained to assist in health care is an option to tackling this crisis.

Jun 23, 2011 00:19 SGT Nordic School of Public Health NHV The connection between international laws and conventions, health and human rights and how work within health care and local government can be developed from these documents and aspects – this is what the course Human Rights in a Public Health Perspective, introduced in the 2012 spring course programme at the Nordic School of Public Health, will cover.

Jun 22, 2011 00:17 SGT Nordic School of Public Health NHV The Nordic Public Health Prize 2011 will be awarded to Professor of Psychiatry Jouko Lönnqvist for his internationally acclaimed research on the causes, spread and prevention of mental illness at population- and individual level. “We need fresh and active children and young people in the future, and not just some of them, all of them,” says Professor Jouko Lönnqvist.