As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, distance learning is a new reality for students around the world. Even though all global master’s programmes at Karolinska Institutet embraced this new dynamic from March 18th 2020, each programme has had different experiences and outcomes from dealing with this new way of teaching. On this blogpost you’ll… Read More Distance learning experiences of the Health Economics, Policy and Management programme
The time for one of the most expected (and feared) courses of the Health Economics, Policy and Management programme finally arrived, and it came with a pandemic! The economic evaluation of healthcare programmes course integrates the knowledge acquired during previous courses in order to dive into the world of cost-effectiveness analyses of health interventions. This… Read More Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes: a course review
The second semester of the Health Economics, Policy and Management programme continued with one of the most interesting courses so far: “Health Outcomes Measurement”. During almost two months we learned how to describe and compare different health outcomes measures as well as the different methods used to value health states. Schedule: The course had a… Read More Health Outcomes Measurement: a course review
Karolinska Institutet provides different individual services in order to make the life of its students easier. Here you will read about the ones I find more useful: Academic writing: Karolinska Institutet Library affords individualized guidance service to help you improve your academic writing and oral presentation skills. You can make an appointment in person or… Read More 4 individual services for students at Karolinska Institutet
On this blogpost you will find out how to get to Stockholm’s city center from the two smaller airports serving the metropolitan area: Bromma and Skavsta Airports. [To read my previous blogpost about how to get to/from Arlanda International Airport click here]. Bromma Airport (BMA): Stockholm’s Bromma Airport is the closest commercial airport to the… Read More Stockholm’s airports 2/2: Bromma (BMA) and Skavsta (NYO)
Stockholm has at least three main airports serving the area. Even though they are relatively far from the city, there are many ways to get to the center depending on your preferences/priorities. [This is the first of two blogposts about Stockholm’s airports]. On this blogpost I will explore the different options to get to/from Arlanda… Read More Stockholm’s airports 1/2: How to get to/from Arlanda (ARN)
New year, new course review! Here I bring you the review for our third course of the Health Economics, Policy and Management programme, titled “Health policy and systems”, which resulted to be the most challenging one since we started our journey last september. Course structure and lectures: The lectures focused on the functioning of health… Read More Health policy and systems: a course review
Education at Karolinska is different. That’s a fact. It doesn’t matter where you come from (except probably from other Nordic countries), the education in Sweden has some particular features that might be new for you. I have listed some of them for you in order to help you understand why coming to Sweden for your… Read More How is it different to study at Karolinska Institutet?
I remember the feeling during the application process last year. I was anxious, full of stress, my head was all over the place. At some point I just started to look for support anywhere: family, friends, random people on social media. Nonetheless, most of the times I found myself lost because I knew no one… Read More Overcoming the KI application process
The applications for KI global master’s programmes are open, which means that you must have a lot of questions and thoughts going on inside your head. This blogpost will provide you with a quick look over the Health Economics, Policy and Management class demographics and some understanding about the backgrounds of my classmates. Before bombing… Read More Health Economics, Policy and Management: What does our class look like?