I am a PhD student within the Global Health, HIV and SRHR research group under the department of Public Health Sciences at the Karolinska institutet.
The health of vulnerable groups especially maternal- and child health is my passion. With an interest in infectious disease epidemiology and health behaviour I strive to understand how individual and health systems factors' influence health outcomes and disease spread. Further, how the combination of social and behavioral studies and quality monitor and evaluation data together can inform for evidence-based health policies. Policies that promotes health equity and enables access for all. For the past three years I have been specialising myself in HIV research, working together with professor Anna Mia Ekström on different HIV-related projects as an affiliated research assistant. Currently I am exploring prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV in Kenya as part of the WelTel research team. Previously I have been involved in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) at political level and with pharmaceuticals for non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and cancer.
In the future I aspire to further specialise myself in disease prevention and the development of interventions and health promoting initatives through community involvement and participation research.
- MSc, Global Health, Copenhagen Univeristy, 2017
- MSc, Infectious Disease control, Södertörns Högskola, 2013
- BA, Political Science and EU, Stockholm University, 2012