Improving Global Health sounds like a momentous task which is best left to people who are knowledgeable in the field. False. Global Health, in fact, has more to do with the ways most of us live our lives, and if we adjust our lifestyles a little bit, we can be instruments of global change. Health… Read More 🌍 5 ways to help improve Global Health in your daily lives.
I not only graduated from Masters in Global Health with a degree, but with more valuable friendships and memories. Phuong is originally from Vietnam and has a background in International Business management. She wanted to find ways to improve the lives of people, and that is why she chose Global Health at Karolinska Institutet. How… Read More 🇻🇳 From Vietnam to improving health in Zambia 🇿🇲
The Autumn academic year is nearing and newly-admitted students are busy making preparations to embark on their Swedish adventure. Here are a couple of resources that will help you pack, and navigate through this process: Tullverket This is the equivalent to the customs agency in Sweden, and even for seasoned travellers, it is important to… Read More 5 good to know things before packing for Sweden.
After the graduation ceremony held on the 31st of May, and celebrations that spanned over the weekend, it is time to think about the post-global health career agenda. While certain Global Health graduates do not have concrete plans for their next career move, here are a few of the avenues open to the graduands. 1.Publish… Read More 😌Global Health candidates have their career options lined up after graduation.
The class of 2017/2018 of the Global Master’s programmes have graduated today. The ceremony was live-streamed on the Karolinska Institutet Student Facebook page for those who could not make it to the ceremony. The event was held in Aula Medica, Erling Persson lecture hall, which was packed with cheering family and friends. The ceremony lasted for… Read More 🎓Masters in Global Health graduation ceremony 2018
Last week, students involved in the public health course have submitted their work for evaluation. Currently, these students are being given an opportunity to present their thesis. Even though the process may be daunting, here is why you should not miss out on the presentations. Discuss with students The presentations are a unique opportunity to… Read More 🏫 Here is how you will miss out if you do not attend the ongoing Global Health thesis presentations.
Health policy and management is an essential module as part of the Masters in Global Health course. Participants learn, within a period of 2 weeks how policies are formulated, promulgated, implemented, and monitored. During the program, candidates are exposed to policymakers, researchers, and lead program directors who assist with practical knowledge in the field. One… Read More 5 reasons why health is married to politics. A Global Health perspective.
This module is designed to help course participants with enough statistical knowledge for the purpose of their final Master’s thesis. The module is delivered over a period of 5 weeks through a combination of practice tutorials, face to face lectures, and familiarisation with statistical packages. Due to the broad range of statistical skills among the… Read More 📓 5 ways to be ready for Research Methodology in Global Health
Employability is one of the causes of concerns when embarking on any course. This also applies to students in Public Health Sciences. Readers, this is your chance to put these worries to rest, as KI’s CHaSE Career Fair is being held next week. What is CHaSE? It stands for Careers in Health and Sciences, and… Read More 👨🏽🎓 How KI graduates get into the job market: CHaSE Career Fair
Masters in Global Health at KI is a short course. This means in a matter of 3 months into the course, students are encouraged to think about what they want to do for their thesis work. Inevitably, it is a time of considerable stress and widespread panic is common. Even though choosing a thesis topic… Read More 👩🏽🎓 5 ways to choose a Global Health thesis