New Directions in Global Health: How Sweden Can Advance Healthier Populations

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1 Swedish Cancer Society, Stockholm, Sweden

2 Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland

3 Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Solna, Sweden

4 Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

5 Formas, Swedish Research Council, Stockholm, Sweden


Main Subjects


Just before the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic swept across the world in March 2020, the Government of Sweden convened a meeting in Wilton Park to support efforts to create “Healthier  Populations.”1 Since this meeting, the pandemic has disrupted countries’ health systems and underscored the urgent need to focus on the broader determinants of health. Sweden is learning important lessons from its own challenges in the pandemic... (Read more...)

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Volume 11, Issue 12
December 2022
Pages 3157-3158
  • Receive Date: 05 June 2021
  • Revise Date: 14 July 2021
  • Accept Date: 04 August 2021
  • First Publish Date: 08 September 2021