About

Vision:

To improve the health for all children globally.

Mission:

To ensure improved and equal health for all children by research, training and networking.

Objective:

To map and coordinate current and future international health projects, and create a platform for exchange of knowledge, experience and education in global child health. 

Strategies and most important areas of work:

a. Research in low- and middle-income countries
i. Implementation research including new technologies
ii. Infectious diseases and respiratory diseases in children < 5 years of age
iii. Perinatal and neonatal diseases and survival

b. Strengthening networking and education within Denmark and with low- and middle-income
        institutions including University of Copenhagen

c. Dissemination of knowledge through seminars and courses

d. Strengthening cooperation within Global Health at Copenhagen University Hospital,
        Rigshospitalet

Unit coordinators:


Freddy Karup Pedersen 
Professor emeritus, dr.med.
Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Health

Anja Poulsen
Consultant, PhD
Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Health

Jesper Kjærgaard
MD, PhD, postdoc
Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Health

Stine Lund
MD, PhD
Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Health

Filip Castberg
MD, PhD student
Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Health

Kia Hee Schultz Dungu
MD
Department of Neonatalogy




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