Lectures and seminars

KI Discovers with Knut Lönnroth

2017-10-1812:00 to 13:00 Lecture hall NovumCampus Flemingsberg

Professor Knut Lönnroth, newly recruited to the Department of Public Health Sciences. 

He will talk about his past findings in the field of social determinants and consequences of tuberculosis, discuss how they relate to the World Health Organization´s new global tuberculosis strategy and the Sustainable Development Goals, and outline his future research plan at Karolinska Institutet.

Title: Rediscovering the role of health care in social protection: The case of tuberculosis

Reference papers for further reading: 

The impact of social protection on tuberculosis rates: a global analysis, The Lancet ID, 2016

Beyond UHC: monitoring health and social protection coverage in the context of tuberculosiscare and prevention, PLoS Med, 2014

Financial burden for tuberculosis patients in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review. Eur Respir J, 2014

Coffee and sandwich is served at 11.30. After the seminar, there is time for discussions. No registration is needed.