Course Review: Health Systems and Policy

Not too long ago I promised you a journey through the courses you would take as a first year HEPM student. Now it’s time for the next instalment. After finishing our first health economics module, we moved straight on to ‘Health Systems and Policy’… At the beginning of this master’s, this module was possibly the… Read More Course Review: Health Systems and Policy

A voyage of discovery: my first health economics module…

After deciding to apply for a master’s, one of the things I found most challenging was working out exactly what would be covered on the course. Syllabuses obviously exist, but they usually don’t give anything like the kind of detail that a prospective student is looking for. With this in mind, I’ve created a series… Read More A voyage of discovery: my first health economics module…

New year, new challenge?

January brings with it two important events at Karolinska Institutet. Firstly, the Global Master’s students begin their return to Stockholm after a period of festive re-fuelling. But more importantly, January the 15th signals the last day for applications for the upcoming 2018 academic year. This combination made me sit back and reflect on the huge… Read More New year, new challenge?

Is Sweden a “good” country? Yes, it is currently the best at it. You don’t believe me? Maybe you will believe the rankings.

As I was going through some TedTalks online and doing some fact-checking on Sweden, for procrastination purposes of course, I came across the “Good Country Index” and immediately became intrigued. The Good Country Index tries to measure how much each country on earth contributes to the planet and to the human race, relative to its size… Read More Is Sweden a “good” country? Yes, it is currently the best at it. You don’t believe me? Maybe you will believe the rankings.

Degree Project – MSc in Public Health Sciences (HEPM) – Final tips.

Upon completion of the Degree Project, including defense and opposition seminars, I would like to share some important guidance that will, hopefully, shed more light on the whole process: Start thinking about your potential master thesis supervisor from the first year. If possible, chose more than one supervisor to enable a broader perspective and feedback. Research… Read More Degree Project – MSc in Public Health Sciences (HEPM) – Final tips.