Welcome to the Norrland Observatory for Equity in Health and Health Care (NOEHHC)

NOEHHC is formed by a multidisciplinary group of researchers based at the unit of Epidemiology and Global Health, Umeå university.

NOEHHC´s aims are: i) to monitor socioeconomic inequalities in health and health care in the Northern region of Sweden (Norrland); ii) to conduct pertinent research on different aspects of socioeconomic inequalities in health and health care and, iii) to provide relevant information regarding those inequalities to policy-makers in the region

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Waenerlund AK, Mosquera PA, Gustafsson PE, San Sebastián M. Trends in educational and income inequalities in cardiovascular morbidity in middle age in Northern Sweden 1993-2010. Scand J Public Health 2018: 1403494818790406. doi: 10.1177/1403494818790406.

Boldis BV, San Sebastián M, Gustafsson PE. Unsafe and unequal: a decomposition analysis of income inequalities in fear of crime in northern Sweden. Int J Equity Health 2018;17(1):110. doi: 10.1186/s12939-018-0823-z.

Mosquera PA, San Sebastian M, Ivarsson A, Gustafsson PE. Decomposition of gendered income-related inequalities in multiple biological cardiovascular risk factors in a middle-aged population. Int J Equity Health 2018;17(1):102. doi: 10.1186/s12939-018-0804-2.

San Sebastián M, Mosquera PA, Gustafsson PE. Whose income is more important: mine, yours or ours? Income inequality and mental health in northern Sweden. Eur J Public Health 2018. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cky110.


[September 2018]

Debattartikeln av NOEHHC om det ökande inkomstgapet i VK här!

[February 2018]

Nytt nummer Socialmedicinsk tidskrift Vol 95, Nr 1 (2018): Forskning och teori: Ett blandnummer Innehållsförteckning

[January 2018]

Nytt nummer Socialmedicinsk tidskrift Vol 94, Nr 6 (2017): Hans Rosling – en märklig man, en kamrat till oss


Do not forget to send your abstract to the next Health Systems Research Symposium in Liverpool 8-12 October 2018

11th European Public Health Conference 28 Nov - 1 Dec 2018; Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sidansvarig: NOEHHC



Miguel San Sebastian
Epidemiology and Global Health, Umeå university
901 87 Umeå 

University Hospital, Akutvägen 4, Entrance X5

Tel:  090-7865051



Most of us are members of the Swedish Association of Social Medicine

Svensk Socialmedicinsk Förening

Social Medicine Journals

Socialmedicinsk tidskrift

Social Medicine