Life after KI – A second interview with an alumnus of the Global Health programme

In a previous blog, I interviewed Linda Timm (class of 2016) about life after the Global Health Master’s program. Here, the same questions are posed to one of her classmates, Dennis Chen, for another perspective. Q. What did you do before coming to KI? A. I worked as a pharmacist in a medical center in Taipei,… Read More Life after KI – A second interview with an alumnus of the Global Health programme

What it’s like to write your Global Health Master’s thesis in Colombia – An Interview

In my previous blog I wrote about Rachel Bergman’s experience of writing her Global Health Master’s thesis in Zambia. In this blog, I will take you to the other side of the ocean to see how Louise Hellberg is doing in Colombia. Q. Firstly, can you tell me about your academic and professional background? A.… Read More What it’s like to write your Global Health Master’s thesis in Colombia – An Interview

What it’s like to write your Global Health Master’s thesis in Zambia – An Interview

Whilst some of Global Health Master’s students are staying in Sweden to write their theses, others are traveling to different continents to do so. Here I interview Rachel Bergman, who is currently working on her thesis in Zambia. Q.  Firstly, can you tell me about your academic and professional background? A. I graduated from Princeton University in 2016… Read More What it’s like to write your Global Health Master’s thesis in Zambia – An Interview

Life After KI – An Interview with an Alumnus of the Global Health Programme

The only remaining part of the course is the thesis and I am starting to wonder where I might be a year from now. To get an idea of the possibilities, I have decided to interview previous graduates. Here I speak to Linda Timm, a Global Health alumnus who has stayed at KI. Q. What did you… Read More Life After KI – An Interview with an Alumnus of the Global Health Programme

What the End of Classwork Looks Like in the Global Health Programme

Before I shift my focus from classwork to my thesis (which has to be submitted in May), I would like to share my experiences from the last three modules of the course: Infectious Diseases, Maternal & Child Health and Non-communicable Diseases, Injuries and Emergencies. Infectious Diseases After completion of the course the student should be able to:… Read More What the End of Classwork Looks Like in the Global Health Programme

More on the Global Health Programme Modules – Research Methodology and Health Policy, Management & Economics

It is hard to believe that we only have two modules left of the Global Health Masters programme; Maternal & Child Health and Non-communicable diseases, Injuries & Emergencies. Each will last two weeks, so at the beginning of February, life as we know it will change. No longer will we be spending every day in a classroom.… Read More More on the Global Health Programme Modules – Research Methodology and Health Policy, Management & Economics

The Extra Perks of Studying at Karolinska Institutet

Karolinska Institutet is a world renowned university for medicine and health studies, the education is of a good quality and the professors are respected and well-published. These are some of the obvious benefits of studying at KI. In this blog post, I want to point out a few others, which I was not really aware of before I… Read More The Extra Perks of Studying at Karolinska Institutet

Food & Festivities -The Countdown to Christmas in Sweden

I am not Swedish, but have lived here for 15 years. I am married to a Swede and have Swedish(ish) children. Now that the temperature is dropping and the days are getting shorter, we all need something to look forward to and Christmas and the festivities leading up to the 24th of December are definitely worth experiencing in Sweden.… Read More Food & Festivities -The Countdown to Christmas in Sweden

Global Health Class of 2017 – Who are we and why are we here?

So who pursues a Master’s in Global Health at Karolinska Institutet? I have asked my classmates a few questions about their backgrounds and future aspirations and present the results here. We are a truly diverse group in many ways! In the class of 2017, there are 35 students, of which 8 are men and 27 are… Read More Global Health Class of 2017 – Who are we and why are we here?