Welcome to participate in a seminar in memory of Hans Rosling, world-renowned professor of global public health at Karolinska Institutet. The World Health Organization and KI arrange an annual seminar with the aim of continuing to work in Rosling’s spirit for fact-based decisions, the belief that change is possible and with the goal of eradicating world poverty.


Ole Petter Ottersen, President of Karolinska Institutet
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization
María P. Neira, Director of the Public Health, Environment and Social Determinants of Health Department, WHO
Omnia El Omrani, President Envoy on Youth, attended UNs Climate Change Conferences, representing the International Federation of Medical Students’ Association (IFMSA)
Samuel Myers, Principal Research Scientist at Harvard T.H Chan of School of Public Health and Director of the Planetary Health Alliance
Dr El Omrani, Dr Myers, Dr Neira, Dr Ottersen
Stefan Swartling Peterson, Professor of Global Transformations of Health at Karolinska Institutet. Co-moderator: TBD