Global Child Health and the Sustainable Development Goals
The aim of the Global Child Health and the Sustainable Development Goals research 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.
Tuberculosis and the Sustainable Development Goals research team
Tuberculosis and the Sustainable Development Goals is a research team in the Global Child Health and Sustainable Development Goals research group. The team is focusing on tuberculosis (TB), with a main focus on social interventions to improve access and mitigate the disease-poverty trap, linking SDG 3 with SDGs 1, 2 and 8 among others. The team is also studying innovative pathways for TB screening and diagnosis.
News from the research group
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 research group in the media
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.
Birger Forsberg guests podcast from Forum on Health Policy
With a background in social medicine, Birger Forsberg has seen the whole world in general and Region Stockholm in particular through the lens of public health. He has also had the privilege of leading the work on Region Stockholm's future planning, which makes for an interesting discussion when he guests Swedish podcast Hälso- och sjukvårdspodden, run by Forum for Health Polcy.
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.