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Part I. Live, work and stay healthy in the Arctic: Epidemiology and education in the north. Friday 24 Jan
Parallel science sessions, 09:00-10:30
Auditorium 1
09:00-10:30 Oral presentation
Chair: Torkjel Sandanger & Jon Øyvind Odland
Invited The challenge of cardiovascular disease in Russia
David Leon1,2
1London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Norway, 2Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
09:00-09:30
Surveillance and monitoring health in North Norway: The Tromsø Study
Sameline Grimsgaard*, Anne Elise Eggen, Heidi Johansen, Anne-Sofie Furberg, Laila Arnesdatter Hopstock
University of Tromsø, Norway
09:30-09:45
What can the Tromsø Study tell us about health and illness at 69°N?
Inger Njølstad
Dept of community medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences UiT the Arctic University of Norway, Norway
09:45-10:00
Food and health security in the Norwegian, Finnish and Russia border region: linking local industries, communities and socio-economic impacts
Torkjel M Sandanger*1,2, Erik E Anda1, Arja Rautio3, Alexey Dudarev4, Anita Evenset5, Justinn Gwynn6, Eirik Mikkelsen7, Nikolai Aleksandrovich8, Gunnhild Hoogensen Gjørv9, Anton Kovalenko10, Bente Christiansen12, Jussi Patero11
1Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway, 2NILU, Norway, 3Northern and environmental issues, Thule Institute, University of Oulu, Finland, 4The Northwest Public Health Researcher Center, Russia, 5Akvaplan-niva as, Norway, 6NRPA, Norway, 7NORUT, Norway, 8Institute for Ecological Problems, Kola Science Center, Russia, 9Dept of Sociology, Political Science and Community Planning, Norway, 10Murmansk Country Birth registry, Russia, 11FMI, Finland, 12Fylkesmannen i Finnmark, Norway
10:00-10:15
An Arctic Medical Education?
Torsten Risor*, Siv Kvernmo
University of Tromsø, Norway
10:15-10:30