Professor Mats Målqvist is the director of Swedesd - Sustainability Learning and Research Center. His research centers on implementation of interventions for improved maternal, newborn and child health and survival, with a special focus on equity and empowerment. Mats also chairs the Master's Programme Committee at the medical faculty and works actively with internationalization of higher education.
Keywords: child health health systems neonatal health maternal health sustainable development social sustainability health equity envmed008 sexual and reproductive health and rights (srhr)
Mats Målqvist is Professor of Global Health at the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health at Uppsala University, Sweden. Prof Mats Målqvist is a medical doctor by profession, and has a Master’s degree in Media and Communications Studies.
The main focus of Prof Målqvist’s research has been on the implementation of interventions for improved maternal and child health in low and middle-income settings. Prof Målqvist has participated in large population-based trials in Vietnam as well as hospital-based studies in Nepal. He has been working in Swaziland, leading and implementing a community-based peer support intervention addressing socio-economic barriers to health, and is currently coordinating the resproductive and child health cluster of Sida's bilateral research capacity ptogram in Tanzania. Structural determinants of health is another focus area of Prof Målqvist, exploring inequities in health and the impact of different interventions on unjust differences in health outcome.
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