Public Health Policy in PracticeSummer Course

Major Discipline(s)
Pre-Medicine / Health Science, Public Health, Public Policy
Location: Stockholm
Session 3

Sweden is facing a number of current challenges, including achieving cost-effectiveness in healthcare, and addressing public health concerns relating to migration and increasing inequalities. This course provides an overview of the Swedish health system in relation to the broader welfare state, and in relation to other Scandinavian and European countries. You gain insight into how Scandinavian countries, particularly Sweden, assess public health challenges through research, health information management, and economic evaluation. Furthermore, you explore, analyze, and discuss how public health policies are developed and implemented in practice.



Jad Shedrawy

DIS Summer 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.