Nawi Ng

Contact Information

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Position:

Professor

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Works at:

Public Health and Clinical Medicine

Department:

Epidemiologi och global hälsa

Address:

Epidemiologi och global hälsa, Umeå universitet
SE-901 87 Umeå
Sverige

Visiting Address:

9B, ingång X5, Norrlands universitetssjukhus

Tel:

+46 90 786 63 93

Mobile Phone:

+46 90 785 29 29

Email:

nawi.ng@umu.seEmail 2

Nawi.Ng@epiph.umu.seEmail 1

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Web Page:

http://www.phmed.umu.se/english/units/epidemiology/staff/nawi-ng/ Web Page

Activities

MD, MPH, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology and Global Health.

Research
Health and well being among older people in Sweden (using the Linnaeus database within the Ageing and Living Condition research program) and in low- and middle-income countries (using the WHO SAGE - Study on Adult Health and Ageing).
Epidemiology of chronic diseases and their risk factors in Sweden (within the interdisciplinary research Västerbotten Intervention Program, a community-based intervention program to reduce cardiovascular disease in Västerbotten County in Sweden since 90s) and in low- and middle-income countries (within the INDEPTH Network).

Education
Within Master of Public Health program in Umeå University: course coordinator of Advanced Biostatistics and Epidemiology (7.5 ECTS), lecturer in Social Epidemiology (5 ECTS).
Within PhD/doctoral program in Umeå University: lecturer in the Research Methodology and Philosophy of Science (3 ECTS)
Main supervisor for Cahya Utami Pujilestari, Julia Schröders, Kanyiva Muindi, Masoud Vaezghasemi, Septi Kurnia Lestari 
Co-supervisor for Kateryna Karhina,  Nitin Gangane

Service in Committees
Member of Scientific Advisory Group of SEACO – Southeast Asia Community Observatory (http://www.seaco.asia/)
Member of the steering committee of Health Space Asia (http://healthspace.asia/)

Chief Editor of Global Health Action (www.GlobalHealthAction.net) open-access journal.

Research projects

Head of research

Title

Date sorteringsordning

Eriksson, Malin

Child health inequalities and place: An exploratory study combining multi-level analyses and micro-qualitative studies

04/11/2017

Malmberg, Gunnar

Paths to Healthy and Active Ageing

02/06/2017

Sebastian, Miguel

Applying an equity lens to cardiovascular disease prevention in northern Sweden

05/07/2015

Edvinsson, Sören

Old age, health and inequality: mortality from a life course perspective in Sweden 1986-2009

09/24/2013

Publications

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Year sorteringsordning

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Karhina, Kateryna
Ghazinour, Mehdi
Ng, Nawi; et al.

Voluntary work during times of military crisis: What motivates people to be involved and what are the effects on well-being?
Psychology, 8: 1601-1619

2017

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San Sebastián, Miguel
Mosquera, Paola A
Ng, Nawi; et al.

Health care on equal terms?: assessing horizontal equity in health care use in northern Sweden
European Journal of Public Health, 27(4): 637-643

2017

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Stewart Williams, Jennifer
Norström, Fredrik
Ng, Nawi

Disability and ageing in China and India - decomposing the effects of gender and residence. Results from the WHO study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE).
BMC Geriatrics, 17(1)

2017

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Arokiasamy, Perianayagam
Uttamacharya, .
Kowal, Paul; et al.

Chronic Noncommunicable Diseases in 6 Low-and Middle-Income Countries: Findings From Wave 1 of the World Health Organization's Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE)
American Journal of Epidemiology, 185(6): 414-428

2017

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Schröders, Julia
Wall, Stig
Hakimi, Mohammad; et al.

How is Indonesia coping with its epidemic of chronic noncommunicable diseases?: A systematic review with meta-analysis
PLoS ONE, 12(6)

2017

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Santosa, Ailiana
Schröders, Julia
Vaezghasemi, Masoud; et al.

Inequality in disability-free life expectancies among older men and women in six countries with developing economies
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 70(9): 855-861

2016

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Kien, Vu Duy
Minh, HV
Giang, KB; et al.

Socioeconomic inequalities in catastrophic health expenditure and impoverishment associated with non-communicable diseases in urban Hanoi, Vietnam
International Journal for Equity in Health, 15

2016

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Rodriguez-Fernandez, Rodrigo
Ng, Nawi
Susilo, Dwidjo; et al.

The double burden of disease among mining workers in Papua, Indonesia: at the crossroads between Old and New health paradigms
BMC Public Health, 16

2016

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Vaezghasemi, Masoud
Ng, Nawi
Eriksson, Malin; et al.

Households, the omitted level in contextual analysis: disentangling the relative influence of households and districts on the variation of BMI about two decades in Indonesia
International Journal for Equity in Health, 15

2016

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Vaezghasemi, Masoud
Razak, Fahad
Ng, Nawi; et al.

Inter-individual inequality in BMI: an analysis of Indonesian Family LifeSurveys (1993–2007)
SSM - Population Health, 2: 876-888

2016

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