About me

I am a doctoral student at the Department of Global Public Health at Karolinska Institutet.

My research project connects the improvement of quality of care and reporting of routine health data in the area of maternal and newborn health combining a variety of qualitative and quantitative research methods. The project is part of the ONGEZA-Project and the Horizon 2020-funded ALERT-Project (Action Leveraging Evidence to Reduce Perinatal Mortality and Morbidity in Sub-Saharan Africa). https://alert.ki.se

Previously I led the maternal and newborn health project, Improved Maternal and Child Health (IMCH) of the Tanzanian German Programme to Support Health (German Development Cooperation) in Southern Tanzania and worked as a Clinical Lecturer at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM). I have clinical, research/project management experience in countries such as Germany, Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Ghana and Burkina Faso. I have a passion for underpinning implementation of evidence-based practice with solid research and monitoring & evaluation methods.

I am currently the Student Representative at the Doctoral Programme in Biology of Infections and Global Health’s (BIGH) Steering Group.

I enjoy writing peer reviews for scientific journals on topics like maternal and newborn health, reproductive health.

Teaching portfolio

I am passionate about teaching international students from various backgrounds and hold a certificate in Supporting Learning from the Staff and Development Association, UK.

At Karolinska Instituet, I currently hold the lecture on health service delivery and the health workforce for the MSc Course Health policy, management and economics (3GB014).

I contribute to the Module Research management of the MSc course in Public Health Science and to the module Maternal and Child Health of the MSc course in Global Health (3GB013).

Previously,I have taught on various courses at MSc and diploma level at LSTM, such as the MSc in Public Health and the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. I was the course director of the Diploma in Sexual and Reproductive Medicine for Developing Countries.

Education

MD, Dr. med, MSC, DTM&H

Dr. med “Training of traditional birth attendants concerning the early detection on preeclampsia and eclampsia in Burkina Faso, West Africa.”  

http://archiv.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/volltextserver/416/1/416_1.pdf

Master in Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Germany

Master in Public Health from LSHTM, UK

Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from LHSTM, UK

Bachelor in Medicine, Heidelberg University, Germany

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