Global Child Health and Sustainable Development Goals team
The aim of the Global Child health and SDGs group is to generate knowledge in order to improve health and equity for children of all ages and to improve the quality of care for children throughout the world. The subgroup is part of the research group Health Systems and Policy.
About our team
Publications from the team
Information material about the team
This brochure tells information about our team, research aims and collaborations. It also presents researchers, doctoral students, the different groups and research projects in our team.
News from the team
Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Health
The Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Health is a collaboration between Makerere University in Uganda and Karolinska Institutet that aims is to develop capacity and mobilise actions to drive the agenda for sustainable health.
Bridging the gap between technological excellence, available infrastructure, capacity and local uptake of technologies to tackle the challenge of diagnostic, treatment and prevention of respiratory tract infections.
The team in the media
Birger Forsberg and Hampus Holmer writes for Forum för Health Policy
In this blog post Birger Forsberg and Hampus Holmer reflect on who can make an estimate of what future care will look like and provide informed answers to questions about health development, care needs and care provision. (In Swedish)
Premature birth - one of the leading causes of death for children under five
Tobias Alfvén guests Swedish radio (Nyheter Ekot) to discuss the need to reduce death from premature birth, a leading cause of death for children under the age of five.
Newspaper Curie meets Giulia Gaudenzi
Assistant professor Giulia Gaudenzi is interviewed by the newspaper Curie about her work on the development and understanding of point-of-care diagnostics in Uganda (in Swedish).
We need to address the systems perspective to achieve sustainable global health
Stefan Swartling Peterson, Professor of Global Systems Transformation for Health is interviewed by Kristina Ström Olsson, board member of the Forum for Health Policy. Stefan highlights several issues for achieving sustainable health (in Swedish).
Interview: Tobias Alfvén about openness and its role in research
This years’ theme for International Open Access Week is "Open for Climate Justice". Tobias Alfvén, senior researcher and professor in Global Child Health shares his thoughts on openness and its role in research.