Mattias Schedwin

Mattias Schedwin

Phd Student
Visiting address: Tomtebodavägen 18A, 17177 Stockholm
Postal address: K9 Global folkhälsa, K9 GPH Alfvén, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I’m a PhD Student at the Department of Global Public Health and a resident
    in paediatrics at Karolinska University Hospital. I’m currently based in
    Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo. Besides my research, I support
    the project “Building capacity for sustainable development in fragile
    states". I’m also taking part in clinical paediatric care in the DRC.
    * PhD Student, Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet,
    * Resident in Paediatrics, Karolinska University Hospital, 2018-
    * Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Royal College of Physicians UK,
    * Global Health and Humanitarian Medicine Course, Doctors Without Borders,
    * Licensed physician, Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, 2018


  • My thesis focuses on child health and infectious diseases in the Democratic
    Republic of Congo. I’m particularly interested in subnational inequities
    and the effect of vertical health initiatives on sustainable development of
    the health sector.


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