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 🇿🇲
Our last course of the first year was “health risk assessment” and last month, I wrote about our study trip to the Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI), which was part of this course. But in this blog, I will briefly review the whole course! The course was divided into two parts – lectures and risk assessment assignments.… Read More Health Risk Assessment – Course Review
Hej Hej! This post has been long overdue but I was out travelling to places and thus the delay! However, here comes the course review on one of my most favourite course in the Biomedicine programme: Biostatistics. General Description: A major part of conducting research is to be able to analyse the data collected and… Read More End of semester 4 course review: Biostatistics
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.
With graduation pictures and celebrations filling up my social media pages, it feels surreal that I will soon join them as a new graduate, even though we don’t need to wear a typical gown for KI’s graduation ceremony. It is always at the end when you think about the beginning. And when I look back… Read More Things I Didn’t Expect When I Applied to the Toxicology Program at KI: A Freemover
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.
The weather in Stockholm is really nice nowadays and last week we went on a study visit to the Swedish Chemicals Agency, KEMI! It was a short trip but enough to get some idea of what they do. KEMI is located in Sundyberg and there are approximately 300 people working at the organization. The majority… Read More A study trip to the Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI)
Sweden is considered one of the most gender-equal countries in the world. They enjoy the longest paid maternity leave in the world (a whopping 16 months!), liberal household duties: men and women share a lot of responsibilities and equality is just generally on the agenda. So for a female, it’s a pretty good place to start your… Read More How to succeed as a woman in science? (Hint: It helps if you study at KI 😄)
Hej hej! Recently I had the opportunity to attend an event called Future Forum Stockholm 2018. This event was organised by a start up company called Potential Park, sponsored by Sympa and hosted by SAS. Potential Park essentially works with recruitment and focuses on bridging the gap between employers and employees in terms of how… Read More Attending the Future Forum Stockholm 2018 event!
A while ago, I wrote about our course “Applications of Methods in Toxicological Research Part 1”. However, that was not the end! Biostatistics After our alternative methods week, we started with a class that many feared would be difficult: Biostatistics. It was long days from 9AM to 4PM where we learned the basic statistical models… Read More Course review: Applications of Methods in Toxicological Research Part 2