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Nawi Ng

Professor

Nawi Ng
Professor
nawi.ng@gu.se

Postal Address: Global hälsa och folkhälsa, Avdelningen för samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa, Box 463, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 18A , 41390 Göteborg


School of Public Health and Community Medicine at Institute of Medicine (More Information)
Box 463
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 18A , 413 90 Göteborg

About Nawi Ng

MD, MPH, PhD. Prof Ng is a Professor of Global Health at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine at the Institution of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg. He is also a Guest Professor of Epidemiology and Global Health at Umeå University.

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.

He has published 115 papers in peer-review international journals, including in the Lancet, International Journal of Epidemiology, Bulletin of the WHO, European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, BMC Geriatric, etc. He has an H-index of 36. He has supervised ten PhD students to completion (seven as the main supervisor). He is currently supervising eight other ongoing PhD students (three as the main supervisor) at the University of Gothenburg, Umeå University and University of Amsterdam.

He served as the Managing Editor (2007-2014) and Chief Editor (2015-2018) of Global Health Action open-access journal (www.GlobalHealthAction.net). Prof Ng was a member of Scientific Advisory Group of SEACO – Southeast Asia Community Observatory (http://www.seaco.asia/) during 2014-2019. He also serves as a steering committee member of Health Space Asia (http://healthspace.asia/) since 2013. He is a member of the Society for Implementation Research Collaboration (http://www.societyforimplementationresearchcollaboration.org/).

Latest publications

Association of physician education and feedback on hypertension management with patient blood pressure and hypertension control
Mattias Brunström, Nawi Ng, John Dahlström, Lars H Lindholm, Göran Lönnberg et al.
JAMA Network Open, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Adverse perinatal conditions and receiving a disability pension early in life.
Fredinah Namatovu, Erling Häggström Lundevaller, Lotta Vikström, Nawi Ng
PloS one, Journal article 2020
Journal article

The effect of neighbourhood social capital on child injuries: A gender-stratified analysis
Malin Eriksson, Urban Lindgren, Anneli Ivarsson, Nawi Ng
Health and Place, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Progress of smoke-free policy adoption at district level in Indonesia: A policy diffusion study
Wahyu Septiono, Mirte A.G. Kuipers, Nawi Ng, Anton E. Kunst
International Journal of Drug Policy, Journal article 2019
Journal article

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2020

Association of physician education and feedback on hypertension management with patient blood pressure and hypertension control
Mattias Brunström, Nawi Ng, John Dahlström, Lars H Lindholm, Göran Lönnberg et al.
JAMA Network Open, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Adverse perinatal conditions and receiving a disability pension early in life.
Fredinah Namatovu, Erling Häggström Lundevaller, Lotta Vikström, Nawi Ng
PloS one, Journal article 2020
Journal article

2019

The effect of neighbourhood social capital on child injuries: A gender-stratified analysis
Malin Eriksson, Urban Lindgren, Anneli Ivarsson, Nawi Ng
Health and Place, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Progress of smoke-free policy adoption at district level in Indonesia: A policy diffusion study
Wahyu Septiono, Mirte A.G. Kuipers, Nawi Ng, Anton E. Kunst
International Journal of Drug Policy, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Showing 1 - 8 of 8

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