First course review of Health Economics, Policy and Management programme

Hello, it’s me (Adele’s voice). It is the time for the first course review of the Health Economics, Policy and Management Programme (HEPMP). On our first month of studies, our class was enrolled in the “Introduction Course”, which overall aimed to introduce us to the main concepts and principles of public health practice and management… Read More First course review of Health Economics, Policy and Management programme

My internship at Public Health organization and how can you find yours!

Hello everyone! So, here comes my more #professional insight into what a KI student (or any other motivated young individual with an ongoing/recently completed higher education) can do in order to increase your chances of being successful on the job market in the future. Yes, you probably guessed it right. I will be talking about… Read More My internship at Public Health organization and how can you find yours!

Spoilt for choice: how to pick a thesis

Everywhere you look on campus at the moment, you can find second year Global Master’s students rushing to meetings and looking ever so slightly stressed. You might ask, why? Well, it’s because in just under a week all students need to have submitted their thesis proposals. Thesis proposals are incredibly important, as they outline just… Read More Spoilt for choice: how to pick a thesis

Health Economics, Policy and…..Management: A course review

The final module of our first year in HEPM was ‘Health and Medical Care Management’. After briefly touching on management in the introductory course, the bulk of our first year had been spent building knowledge in health economics and policy. I was therefore eagerly anticipating this course, particularly given the wealth of management experience amongst… Read More Health Economics, Policy and…..Management: A course review

Stockholm is a State of Minds, and how I am experiencing it!!

Hej! When you receive the notification saying that you been admitted to one of the best medical university in the world, you might want to sit down and read those words slowly and clearly in your mind “Conditionally admitted”. I had to google it to be sure what it meant and when I was able… Read More Stockholm is a State of Minds, and how I am experiencing it!!

Calling all women contributing to global health in Sweden…!

‘What activities are available to Global Master’s students outside of the classroom?’ I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been asked this question by prospective applicants. I can sympathise with this, as the availability of extra-curricular opportunities was one of the biggest factors in my decision to apply to KI. The good news is… Read More Calling all women contributing to global health in Sweden…!

5 reasons why health is married to politics. A Global Health perspective.

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.

“Lies, damned lies and statistics”: A course review

The first module of our second semester was ‘Basic Epidemiology and Statistics’. There was a real mixture of experience with statistics in our class; some people had used statistical software daily in their jobs, whilst others hadn’t studied the subject since school. However, all of us appreciated the importance of this course, as a strong… Read More “Lies, damned lies and statistics”: A course review

Finishing my first semester: Planning for Health

After the Christmas break, my HEPM class and I came back to an intensive, short course to complete the first semester. This course was ‘Planning for Health’ and promised to give us insight into just how future plans for healthcare are drawn up. I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect from this course and was… Read More Finishing my first semester: Planning for Health