Presentations and Parties
Karolinska

Presentations and Parties

On September 28th, our Global Health class had group presentations about scientific writing.  Our assignment was to study a previous Global Health Master’s thesis and analyze the author’s strengths and weaknesses in his or her academic writing. After our presentations, we celebrated by having an international food party. My classmates brought delicious dishes from all … Continue reading

Hans Rosling on the Health of Nations
Karolinska

Hans Rosling on the Health of Nations

This week, I attended two lectures given by the Karolinska Institutet professor Hans Rosling. For those of you who don’t know Hans Rosling, he is a famous Swedish medical doctor, TED talk presenter, developer of the statistical software GapMinder, and statistician who focuses on dispelling myths about economic and health trends in the so-called “developing world.” This year, TIME … Continue reading