Distance learning experiences of the Health Economics, Policy and Management programme

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, distance learning is a new reality for students around the world. Even though all global master’s programmes at Karolinska Institutet embraced this new dynamic from March 18th 2020, each programme has had different experiences and outcomes from dealing with this new way of teaching. On this blogpost you’ll… Read More Distance learning experiences of the Health Economics, Policy and Management programme

Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes: a course review

The time for one of the most expected (and feared) courses of the Health Economics, Policy and Management programme finally arrived, and it came with a pandemic! The economic evaluation of healthcare programmes course integrates the knowledge acquired during previous courses in order to dive into the world of cost-effectiveness analyses of health interventions. This… Read More Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes: a course review

KI Housing: Flemingsberg

Karolinska Institutet offers accomodation services through KI Housing. This is a very convenient opportunity for every new-coming student since finding a place to live in Stockholm might get tricky sometimes. On this blogpost you will read everything you need to know about moving to KI Residence Flemingsberg, which is part of the Nobelus building complex.… Read More KI Housing: Flemingsberg

KI Housing options compared

Finding student accommodation in Stockholm can be difficult most of the times. For this reason, Karolinska Institutet offers housing services for first year students in order to facilitate the process of moving to Sweden. KI Housing has several options that vary depending on their features. I created an overall comparison of the most popular accommodation… Read More KI Housing options compared

Health Outcomes Measurement: a course review

The second semester of the Health Economics, Policy and Management programme continued with one of the most interesting courses so far: “Health Outcomes Measurement”. During almost two months we learned how to describe and compare different health outcomes measures as well as the different methods used to value health states. Schedule: The course had a… Read More Health Outcomes Measurement: a course review

Epidemiology and Statistics I: a course review

The second semester of the Health Economics, Policy and Management programme starts with an essential subject: basic epidemiology and medical statistics. During this medium-length course, students engage in different activities in order to learn how to choose and perform appropriate statistical methods for managing common types of health research/policy/economics data. Course structure and lectures: This… Read More Epidemiology and Statistics I: a course review

4 individual services for students at Karolinska Institutet

Karolinska Institutet provides different individual services in order to make the life of its students easier. Here you will read about the ones I find more useful: Academic writing: Karolinska Institutet Library affords individualized guidance service to help you improve your academic writing and oral presentation skills. You can make an appointment in person or… Read More 4 individual services for students at Karolinska Institutet

Stockholm’s airports 2/2: Bromma (BMA) and Skavsta (NYO)

On this blogpost you will find out how to get to Stockholm’s city center from the two smaller airports serving the metropolitan area: Bromma and Skavsta Airports. [To read my previous blogpost about how to get to/from Arlanda International Airport click here]. Bromma Airport (BMA): Stockholm’s Bromma Airport is the closest commercial airport to the… Read More Stockholm’s airports 2/2: Bromma (BMA) and Skavsta (NYO)

Stockholm’s airports 1/2: How to get to/from Arlanda (ARN)

Stockholm has at least three main airports serving the area. Even though they are relatively far from the city, there are many ways to get to the center depending on your preferences/priorities. [This is the first of two blogposts about Stockholm’s airports]. On this blogpost I will explore the different options to get to/from Arlanda… Read More Stockholm’s airports 1/2: How to get to/from Arlanda (ARN)

Planning for health: a course review

Our first semester at Karolinska Institutet is finally over! It was an amazing first period packed with new friends and experiences that set a clear stage for our challenges ahead. I present you with the review for our fourth course of the Health Economics, Policy and Management programme, titled “Planning in Health”. Even though it… Read More Planning for health: a course review