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Lectures and seminars Is the world’s health improving?

16-08-2019 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Campus Solna Berzelius väg 3, Jacob Berzelius

A seminar and debate in memory of KI Professor Hans Rosling.

The program is open to the public, but space is limited and prior registration required.

Register here.

Program

14:00 – Welcome

Ole Petter Ottersen, President, Karolinska Institutet

14:05 – Introductory remarks

Anna Mia Ekström, Professor, Karolinska Institutet 

Vinod Diwan, Professor, Karolinska Institutet

14:10 State of the world’s health: The World Health Organization perspective

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization (via video)

14:15     State of the world’s health: The UNICEF perspective

Stefan Peterson, Chief of Health Section, UNICEF            

14:35 – Debate

Hannah Akuffo, Affiliated Professor, KI; Senior Advisor, Sida

Christian Berggren, Professor, Linköping University

Anna Mia Ekström, Professor, Karolinska Institutet

Solmaz Filiz Karabag, Associate Professor, Linköping University

15:50 Questions and comments from the audience

16:10 – Closing remarks: Towards 2030 and a healthier world

Ole Petter Ottersen, President, Karolinska Institutet

16:15 Reception