Global Health Week


Monday 9/10
IFMSA Global Health Lunch
12.15-12.45 Common Ground

Global Health Pub with Kåren. With movie screening and live music!
17.00-22.00 Kårhuset Villan

Tuesday 10/10
Why is it important to continue aiming for a fact-based world view?
Klara Johansson, PhD, epidemiology and global health, Umeå University
12.15-12.45,Common Ground

Disaster Medicine – A Global Perspective.
Hanna Jerndal and Joakim Bergman, certified disaster medicine trainers.
17.00-17.45 Betula

Injury Prevention and Care Tanzania : Road Traffic Injuries
Menti Ndile RNT MSc
18.00 – 18.30 Betula

Wednesday 11/10
A world-view on health and well being
Anne Ouma, PhD
12.15-12.45 Common Ground

How the climate change affects the lives of the people in the North
Birgitta Evengård, professor in infectious diseases, Umeå University
17.00-18.00 Betula

Thursday, October 12/10
Using social science to maximize the effectiveness of Zika Risk Communication
John Kinsman, Associate Professor in Global Health, Umeå Universitet
12.15-12.45 Common Ground

Child health in a global perspective
Anneli Ivarsson, professor in public health and clinical medicine, Umeå University
18.30-21.15 Betula

Friday, October 13/10
Antibiotic resistance in Vietnam – What can be done?
Håkan Hanberger, professor in infectious diseases, Linköping University 12.15-12.45 Common Ground

Student marshals


Årshögtiden 21 October 2017

Årshögtiden is comparable to the Nobel Prize Award. This year the HM King of Sweden will be present.

At Årshögtiden student marshals are participating. Student marshals hold flags, hand out programmes and help the guests find their way at the ceremony in Aula Nordica at 5 p.m. They hand out programmes at the lectures on Saturday midmorning.

As a thanking gesture the student marshals are invited to the evening banquet in Universum after the ceremony, with a three-course menu and dancing to Renhornen.

Dress code at the ceremony and banquet: White tie and tails and white waistcoat for men and evening gown for women. Student’s cap, white gloves and union ribbon must be worn.

Information and registration registration is open until 20 September.

Order your backpack now!


Now is your chance to order a Haglöfs Corker backpack with the logo of the Umeå Medical Sciences Student Union! Maybe you’ve just started uni and is in desperate need of a sturdy backpack to carry the heavy anatomy book in or perhaps you’ve been standing in line previous semesters just to see the last backpack being sold right before your eyes? Maybe you are a student of the Umeå university Medical Faculty but located at another campus and want to order a backpack to collect from the office in Umeå before summer? Whatever the reason – now is your time!


Go here to place an order. The backpacks are available in large and medium, and a variety of colours. You save about 30% of the recommended retail price.

Once you’ve placed your order, which is binding, you will recieve an e-invoice to the e-mail provided in the form. This e-invoice has to be paid for you to be able to pick up your backpack from the Student Union Office at Villan. Estimated delivery to Villan is 2 weeks after the last order has been placed.

Both the form and e-invoice are in Swedish and if you need help with your order or with the payment, please contact our offices.

Last day to place an order is Sptember 30th!

Please contact if you have any questions about the backpacks or the e-invoice.