County Council of Västerbotten

Norrlands Universitetssjukhus
AKMC By 10G
901 85 Umeå
Sweden

Contact for this site is
Britt-Marie Nordström

Telephone
+46 90 785 1183
Email
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and

Sjukstugan i Storuman
GMC
92332 Storuman
Sweden

Contact for this site is
Peter Berggren

Telephone
+46 70 347 3420
Email
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Websites
AKMC and GMC

County Council of Västerbotten (VLL) is in charge of health care in the County of Västerbotten with a population of 260 000. The County Council is also responsible for the daily operation of the University Hospital of Umeå, which in turn provides specialised medical care to the northern part of Sweden with a population of 880 000. The Centre for Rural Medicine (GMC) and The Emergency & Disaster Medical Centre (AKMC) are divisions within VLL.

GMC operates at Community Hospital of Storuman (6400 inhabitants), 223 km north-west of Umeå, while AKMC operates at the University Hospital of Umeå (116 000 inhabitants).

GMC is a development centre in charge of research strategies, education planning and twinning (professional collaboration) in relation to health care in rural areas.

AKMC manages education, injury registration, research and development projects concerning emergency medical care in the broadest sense, especially in rural areas.

 

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