Nawi Ng

UniversityUniversity of Gothenburg
DivisionPublic Health and Community Medicine
Keywordsepidemiological transition, chronic diseases, cardiovascular diseases, aging, risk factors, quality of life, disability

Website University of Gothenburg, in English
Networks/thematic areasGlobal Sustainable Futures (GSF)

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His research focuses on the epidemiology of non-communicable diseases and ageing, disability and quality of life among older people in Sweden and in low- and middle-income countries in collaboration with the WHO and the INDEPTH Network. He is leading the Global and Public Health research group at the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at the University of Gothenburg. During 2019-2022, he leads five research projects funded by different Swedish Research Councils on: (i) poverty and ageing in Myanmar; (ii) implementation research on the integration of TB, DM and tobacco control programme in India and Indonesia; (iii) digital coaching for sustainable behaviour change and health promotion in Sweden; (iv) developing risk prediction score for cardiovascular diseases using big data; and (v) social capital for planning and design of a sustainable neighbourhood in Sweden.