Lectures and seminars Stockholm Public Health Lectures: Going from evidence to action - When is evidence enough?

04-11-2020 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Add to iCal
Online Online via Zoom

The Department of Global Public Health together with the Center for Epidemiology and Community Medicine, welcomes all to the upcoming online lecture in the Stockholm Public Health Lectures series. The topic of the lecture is the tensions between research and public health objective.

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In this lecture we will discuss how we decide when evidence is sufficient to adopt a public health intervention, as well as approaches to addressing the implementation of evidence-based prevention approaches.


  • Zili Sloboda, President of Applied Prevention Science International, trained in medical sociology at New York University and in mental health and epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.
  • Gregor Burkhart, responsible for prevention responses at the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA). Burkhart has also developed databases of evidence-based programmes and evaluation tools.

Moderator: Maria Rosaria Galanti, Adjunct Professor in Epidemiology at the Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet.


Register to attend the online lecture held on 4 November. The link to the Zoom Webinar will be sent to registered participants.

About Stockholm Public Health Lectures

The lectures are held by internationally leading experts, taking a popular scientific approach targeting a broad audience. The series focus on key topics in the area of public health, and issues that concern the planning and commissioning of healthcare. The lectures are held in English, free to attend and targeted to a broad audience Stockholm Public Health Lectures is held twice per semester.


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