Vanja Berggren

Vanja Berggren

Senior Lecturer | Docent
Telephone: +46852483606
Visiting address: Alfred Nobels Allé 23, D2, Flemingsberg, 14183 Huddinge
Postal address: H1 Neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle, H1 Omvårdnad Omv enhet 1, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Associate Professor Vanja has a background in Nursing (RN) and Public Health
    (MPH) with PhD in Global Health from Karolinska Institutet. Vanja has a
    position as senior lecturer at the division of Caring, the Department of
    Neurobiology, Caring Science and Society (NVS) at Karolinska Institutet,
    Stockholm, Sweden. Her main field of research is Sexual and reproductive
    health and rights within and susitainable development, please see publication
    list following.
    Vanja co-ordinates a national research network about Female Genital
    Mutilation, that is part of the larger group/ Global health, Caring science
    and Sustainable Development, at/:


  • *Examples of current research projects*
    * Maternal health in South Africa and in Sweden. A collaboration on health
    seeing behavious in Limpopo District as part of the South African - Sweden
    University Forum (SASUF)
    * Women, Migration and health. Collaboration with Durban University of
    Technology, also part of the South Africa Sweden University Forum (SASUF)
    * Health system and maternal health - capacity building collaboration with
    Limpopo University in South Africa (SAMRC-Forte)
    * Prevention of Female Genital Mutilation after immigration to Sweden. A
    National Research Network. (Forte)


All other publications


  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, 2019-

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2019
  • Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, 2005

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