Department of Emergency and Cardiovascular Medicine at Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University

Postal address: Avdelningen för akut och kardiovaskulär medicin, Östra Sjukhuset, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset/Östra,
SE-416 85 Göteborg, Sweden
Visiting address: Dept. of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital/Östra, Göteborg, Sweden
Web page: http://www.medicine.gu.se/avdelningar/akut-kardiovaskular

Contact person: Professor Annika Rosengren, phone: +46 (0)31 343 4086

Research related to South Asia:

The department is involved in a major international project on Cardiovascular Epidemiology, titled PURE (Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiologic study). It is a comparative prospective cohort study carried out in 15 countries – India being one of them – focusing on social determinants for health. A comparative study in Sweden is also connected to PURE. More information about the project (in Swedish only).
Two PhD students are involved in the project, Kerstin Dudas and Lena Björck.

In November 2007, Prof. Annika Rosengren received SEK 2 778 000 as a four-years grant (2007–10) from the Swedish research council FORMAS for the project ”PURE – a Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiologic study”. More information about the project (only in Swedish).

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