CHESS - Centre for Health Equity Studies

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Welcome to Centre for Health Equity Studies

At Centre for Health Equity Studies, CHESS, researchers from sociology, psychology and public health sciences work together on issues of health and inequality. CHESS is the result of a collaboration between Stockholm University and Karolinska Institutet. In 2007, CHESS was appointed 'FAS centre' by Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (FORTE), granting long-term funding.

Olle Lundberg

Olle Lundberg head of new Swedish Commission on Equal Health

Professor Olle Lundberg, Director of CHESS, has been appointed head of the new Swedish Commission on Equal Health. The general task of the commission will be to develop strategies to reduce health inequalities in society.