The purpose of the Swedish Networks for Global Health is bringing together a variety of actors from academia, government offices and authorities, civil society and private sector with a common interest to increase the impact of Swedish action in global health within different thematic areas, based on organisations’ assignments and mandates, through coordinated and joint action.
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA) has given the Swedish Institute for Global Health Transformation (SIGHT), as a natural catalyst in science-based global health work, the task to facilitate the establishment of Swedish Networks for Global Health, supporting the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.
Swedish Networks for Global Health exist within the following thematic areas:
» Antimicrobial resistance
» Global child health
» Communicable diseases
» Mental health and psychosocial support
» Non communicable diseases
» Sexual reproductive health and rights
» Women in global health
Helena Lindgren, coordinator for the Swedish Network for Midwifery. Your network is currently working on a report on Swedish midwifery, highlighting the development of the