Lectures and seminars Open seminar on children's and women's health in a global perspective

30-09-2019 10:00 am - 3:10 pm Add to iCal
Campus Flemingsberg Alfred Nobels allé 23, S204

Women and children have been considered "the underclass of the poor"... and constitute around 75% of the population in low- and middle income countries. How will the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 manage what the Millenium Development Goal 5a did not; to reduce the Maternal Morality Ratio (MMR) by 75%?


10.00-10.15 Introduction by Professor Ann Langius-Eklöf, Head of Division of Nursing, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS), Karolinska Institute

10.15- 11.00 Women’s health in South Africa. An awarded (SASUF, Cape town 2019) project about improving maternal health funded by FORTE & SAMRC. Panel: Professor Linda Skaal & Professor Tebogo Mothiba,  Limpopo University, South Africa and Ass. Professor Vanja Berggren, Karolinska Insitutet

11.00-11.20 Break

11.20-12.00 Cont. Panel and discussion.

12.00-13.00 hrs Lunch break

13.00-14.00 hrs Presentation: The Pathology of Poverty. Professor em. Staffan Bergström, Karolinska Institute

14.00-14.30 Break

14.30-15.30 Pm Cont. The Pathology of Poverty and discussion.


Co-ordination: The research group Caring in Community Care, Division of Nursing, NVS, Karolinska Institute. Please register before 20th of Sept with vanja.berggren@ki.se



Vanja Berggren Lecturer senior