Public Health Policy in PracticeSemester Course

Public Health Policy in Practice: Scandinavian Case Studies, elective course at DIS Stockholm
Major Discipline(s)
Pre-Medicine / Health Science, Public Health, Public Policy
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

Sweden is facing a number of challenges, including achieving cost-effectiveness in health care, and addressing public health concerns such as increasing inequalities. This course provides an overview of the Swedish health system, within the broader welfare state, and compared to other Scandinavian and European countries. Gain insight into how Sweden assesses public health challenges through research, health information management, and economic evaluation. Furthermore, explore, analyze, and discuss how public health policies are developed and implemented in practice.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Government, Political Science


Jad Shedrawy

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

A reseacher working within the fields of Health Economics, Migrant health, Health Policies and Infectious Diseases Control. Jad obtained his PhD at the Global Public Health department at Karolinska institutet which focused on health economics and Tuberculosis control. Msc in Health Economy, Policy and Management. Bs in Pharmacy. With DIS since 2019.