GERDA is a cross-border, interdisciplinary research collaboration between Umeå University in Sweden and Åbo Akademi University, Novia University of Applied Sciences, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, and Åland University of Applied Sciences in Finland. We have together collected several rounds of data on different aspects of health and living conditions among older adults. Thus far, these collections have resulted in among other things 30 doctoral theses and over a hundred scientific articles. Our goal is to promote a good aging through knowledge exchange, cooperation, research, and dissemination.
Yngve Gustafson commissioner in The Swedish Institute for Human RightsThe GERDA-team is happy for geriatrician and GERDA-colleague Yngve Gustafson who has been elected to one of the commissioners in The Swedish Institute for Human Rights the for the coming three years. Congratulations, Yngve! Read more here.Read more
GERDA-researchers comment on regional cutbacks in OstrobothniaDuring the past weeks, planned regoinal cutbacks in eldercare have been discussed in media in Ostrobothnia, Finland. GERDA-affiliated researchers have been interviewed (see here and here) and shared their concern about the plans to reduce Read more
Collaborators – who are we?
The steering group includes members from all universities and consists of the following persons: