Welcome to Uppsala...

Uppsala university building

...and the third workshop of the Nordic Network for Health Policy, Health Management, and Health Services Research

The Nordic network now arranges its third workshop. The workshop is held at Uppsala University in Uppsala, Sweden on 13 and 14 May 2019. We invite all papers that address topics related to health policy, health management, and health services research from a Nordic perspective.

The workshop starts at 12:30 Monday 13 May (with a light lunch served from 11:30) and will end at 15:00, Tuesday 14 May. The registration fee of 1500 SEK (excluding VAT) includes access to sessions, lunch, refreshments, and a conference dinner and will be invoiced to the address you specify in the registration form. You may register to the workshop without presenting a paper. Please register you attendance no later than 15 April.

Registration form

If you have any questions regarding registration, your stay in Uppsala etc, please send an e-mail to: anna.hallberg@pubcare.uu.se

Key note by professor Richard Saltman

We are very happy that professor Richard Saltman will hold a lecture to start of the workshop. The lecture will take place Monday 12.45-13.30 in Enghoffsalen (Akademiska sjukhuset, ing 50) and is open to the public.

Richard Saltman is Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Emory University School of Public Health in Atlanta, Georgia. He has focused on health care systems in Europe and the Nordic countries in his research, and is the international advisor of the Swedish think tank Forum for Health Policy.

Call for abstracts

Deadline for abstracts is 15 February, 2019. Please send your abstract (max. 300 words) to: ulrika.winblad@pubcare.uu.se. Accepted papers will be announced 1 March, 2019.

Your stay in Uppsala

Uppsala is located some 30-40 minutes from Stockholm and Arlanda airport. You can reach Uppsala from Arlanda airport by bus or train. From Stockholm central station, it is easiest to travel by train.

Here is a selection of hotels in Uppsala, all at a walking distance from Uppsala central station and the conference venue:

What is the Nordic Network for Health Policy, Health Management and Health Services Research?

There is a need for a common Nordic arena for researchers on health policy, health management, and health services. Through a Nordic network we can share experiences and broaden our knowledge base on health policy, management and organization.

The program committee for the Nordic meeting:

Ilmo Keskimäki, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki
Pål E. Martinussen, Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Sigrún Ólafsdóttir, Department of Social and Human Sciences, University of Iceland
Karsten Vrangbæk, Department of Political Science / Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen
Ulrika Winblad, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University