The establishment of a Northern Dimension within EU concerning public health and social well-being fits very well in the NHV research programme. NHV is gradually becoming a research and knowledge centre for Nordic Welfare. The psycho-social dimensions of health constitute a very active field of research, especially concerning consequences of disability. A research programme on mental health is under organization.
Upcoming dissertation defenses
Ruth A. Montgomery-Andersen (GL) defends her DrPH-thesis on 18 April 2013 at 13.00
Venue: Assembly Hall, NHV
Thesis' title: Faces of Childbirth. The Culture of Birth and the Health of the Greenlandic Perinatal Family
Alexandra KrettekAryal UR, Petzold M, Krettek A. Perceived risks and benefits of cigarette smoking among Nepalese adolescents: a population-based cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health 2013;13(1):187.AbstractBo ErikssonNguyen HT, Eriksson B, Tran TK, Nguyen CT, Ascher H. Birth weight and delivery practice in a Vietnamese rural district during 12 year of rapid economic development. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013;13(1):41.Abstract