Väinö Kannisto Award 2017

22.11.2017

In 1997 Dr. Väinö Kannisto received the Longevity Prize from the French IPSEN Foundation in recognition of his distinguished career in the field of demography. He donated the prize to the Population Research Institute of the Family Federation of Finland (Väestöliitto) as the founding capital for the Väinö Kannisto Fund, which bears his name. The Fund bestows the award every other year in recognition for the best demographic thesis in the field of mortality and health research.

Väinö Kannisto Award of the year 2017 is granted to Ms. Sonja Lumme for her doctoral dissertation Developing methodology of measuring socioeconomic equity in health care using register data.

The Award of 1 000 Euros will be donated to Ms. Sonja Lumme in a seminar of the Finnish Demographic Society and the Family Federation of Finland in Helsinki on the 22nd  October.

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Sonja Lumme, researcher, National Institute for Health and Welfare
029 524 7218, sonja.lumme(at)thl.fi

Anna Rotkirch, Director, Reseach Professor, Population Research Institute
040 776 3086, anna.rotkirch(at)vaestoliitto.fi

 

Lumme, Sonja. Developing methodology of measuring socioeconomic equity in health care using register data. Väitöskirja: Helsinki: University of Helsinki, 2017. ISBN 978-951-51-3108-9 https://helda.helsinki.fi/handle/10138/181360