SIGHT IS AN INSTITUTE UNDER
THE AUSPICES OF:

SIGHT IS AN INSTITUTE UNDER
THE AUSPICES OF:

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The invasion of Ukraine is not only a large-scale humanitarian disaster, but also a catastrophe for students and for development and progress worldwide. Zahra, an Iranian medical student in Kyiv, asks: “If they want to continue this war, what will happen with the students?”. Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv was, until recently, buzzing with the energy of students and

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SIGHT’s purpose is to promote an interdisciplinary approach, to strengthen and bridge Swedish research and education, and to provide a scientific basis for national and transnational collaborative policy work, in the field of global health. SIGHT is an institute under the auspices of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Sustainable development cannot be achieved without improved health globally

SIGHT’s purpose is to promote an interdisciplinary approach, to strengthen and bridge Swedish research and education, and to provide a scientific basis for national and transnational collaborative policy work, in the field of global health. SIGHT is an institute under the auspices of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Sustainable development cannot be achieved without improved health globally

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The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has elected Dr. Ashish KC for the SIGHT Award 2021 of SEK 100,000 for his work in strengthening the quality of maternity and infant care in low-and-middle-income countries (LMIC)

Text: Ulrica Segersten/Alexander Farnsworth

Portrait Ashish KC

Deliang Chen, Professor in Physical Meteorology and a member of the UN’s climate panel meets Peter Friberg, Professor in Public Health and Director of SIGHT, in a meeting on global health and climate change.

Text: Ulrica Segersten

Deliang
Melinda Gates meet SIGHT student panel

Leaders of tomorrow

Through SIGHT Student Network there is a great opportunity to strengthen cooperation between different student groups. SIGHT can be the enabling stepping stone for students passionate about global health, regardless of discipline. By working together with students SIGHT not only gains crucial perspective of students, but is also able to introduce a truly disciplinary global health approach to to leaders of tomorrow.

about sight

SIGHT has a small secretariat at the premises of the Academy. As SIGHT is part of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, SIGHT does not have a board of its own. However, there is an interim Scientific Advisory Committee.The organogram indicates that SIGHT will be based on a solid foundation of partnerships and collaborations.

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