Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS)

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Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS) is part of Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care at Faculty of Medicine.

Head of centre is Professor Bettina Husebø.

SEFAS is frequently publishing the latest results from our research and commenting in different media. 

SEFAS is established in cooperation with GC Rieber Funds, and focuses on research, education and implementation, - based on national and international cooperation.

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Annual report for 2021

2021 - ANOTHER YEAR MARKED BY THE PANDEMIC. The restrictions, which were intended to protect the elderly, also affected the health and lives of both the elderly and their relatives. Read about our research results in the annual report.

Lancet Commission

Lancet Commission on the Value of Death

The story of dying in the 21st century is a story of paradox. Bettina Husebø participate in the Lancet Commission on the Value of Death


Measuring the advantages of an active life

The project “ActiveAgeing” will rely on smart technologies and interviews to find out how we can have a better and safer ageing. The project starts with data collection in Autumn 2021.

Paulien van Dam

Jan Stoop Price 2020 for COSMOS article

Each year, Verenso, the Dutch association of elderly care physicians, awards an elderly care physician (in training) for a recently published article: the ‘Jan Stoop Price’. This year, Paulien van Dam won this prize for her article ‘Quality of life and pain medication use in persons with advanced...

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Scientific publications

Scientific publications by researchers at Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine.