Nicolas J Pejovic, BSc, MD
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer.
Nicolas J Pejovic is a Senior Consultant in Neonatology at Sachs’ Children and Youth Hospital in Stockholm. He also works as an instructor at the Center for Education in Pediatrics Simulation (CEPS) at Stockholm South General Hospital (Södersjukhuset). The focus of his research is on newborn care in low-income setting, newborn resuscitation, Safe Skin-to-Skin Care and mHealth applications. He also coordinates Helping Babies Breath (HBB) training programs. He is currently active in the field in Burkina Faso and Uganda.
Thorkild Tylleskär, Professor, MD, MA, PhD
Thorkild Tylleskär is a paediatrician and professor in International Health at the Centre for International Health at the University of Bergen, Norway with a focus on child health in low-resource settings together with an interest in eHealth and mHealth applications for health in low resource settings, such as www.openXdata.org.
Besides his medical and research training obtained in Uppsala, Sweden he also holds a Master in African Linguistics from Sorbonne University, Paris after extensive field work in present-day Democratic Republic of Congo (former Zaire). His medical thesis in 1994 describes the toxico-nutritional causation of ‘konzo’, a paralytic disorder permanently crippling women and children in isolated areas of Africa.
Susanna Myrnerts Höök, MD
Susanna Myrnerts Höök is a Pediatric Specialist at Sachs’ Children and Youth Hospital in Stockholm. She has a big interest in global issues and spent six month in the Peruvian jungle with a research project among children of the Shipibo Indians. She is now involved in the Tap4Life project with the aim to reduce early neonatal mortality. Her current research focuses on the evaluation of NeoTap software in both low- and high-income-settings. She is currently active in the field in Uganda.
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Melissa Cederqvist, MMSc International Health
Melissa Cederqvist is the Co-Founder & Country Director, Sweden for Fourmore Innovation, an international health innovation organization. She is passionate about m-health and has spent 8 months in Kenya comparing pen-paper and mobile phone for the COntext Assessment for Community Health tool among hospitals and clinics in Nairobi. Melissa has also previously worked with global health outcomes for the pharmaceutical industry in the United States and health surveillance in Kenya together with CDC GDD and Kenya MoH. She is currently active in the field in Uganda.
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Tobias Alfvén works as senior researcher in Global Health at the Department of Public Health Sciences at Karolinska Institutet and as a pediatrician at Sachs’ children and youth hospital in Stockholm.
Tobias is a medical doctor, with a PhD in Epidemiology and a BSc in Business Administration and Political Science. He has for the last 15 years combined research, teaching, clinical medicine in pediatrics and work for the United Nations both in the field and at HQ. Among many responsibilities when working for UNAIDS in Geneva he was representing the organization in the UN expert group on the Millennium Development Goals. He has worked and done research in Asia, Africa and Europe, and is currently involved in projects in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia Sweden, Uganda and Vietnam.
At the Department of Public Health at the Karolinska Institutet he is chairing the Maternal & Child and Clinical Care group in the Global Health – Health Systems and Policy group. At Sachs’ children and youth hospital he is leading Global Pediatrics, responsible for work related to Global health at the clinic. Further he is the Chair of the Swedish Society of Medicine´s Committee of Global Health and is a Board member of the Section for Global Health, Swedish Paediatric Society.
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Peter (Peppe) Hedberg
An anesthesiologist based at Mulago National Refferal Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. She works under the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and is mainly involved in the delivery of safe obstetric anaesthesia to both high risk and emergency mothers as well as being involved in neonatal resuscitation. She is currently perusing a Master’s in international Health at the University of Bergen and her research is in neonatal resuscitation.
Dr. Hama A. DIALLO (MD, MPhil, PhD), a senior clinical epidemiologist is the current Scientific Director of Centre MURAZ, a national institute for biomedical research, MoH in Burkina Faso (www.centre-muraz.bf). He holds degrees in medicine (MD, University of Ouagadougou/Burkina Faso), in bioethics (Dipl., University of Pretoria, South Africa), in clinical research (Dipl., University Paris VII & Institute Pasteur of Paris, France), in international health (MPhil, University of Bergen/Norway) and in epidemiology (PhD, University of Bergen/Norway). Dr. Diallo has been working over 13 years in Centre MURAZ with a focus on malaria studies and maternal and child health issues. He is an expert on the topic of child mortality around birth in rural Burkina Faso, the subject for his PhD-thesis.
Dr. Diallo, a bilingual researcher (French/English) is the PI of several ongoing studies in MURAZ and a full-time lecturer of biostatistics and epidemiology at the University of Ouagadougou (BFA) and lecturer of bioethics at the Polytechnic University of Bobo-Dioulasso (BFA). His ambition is to provide its credentials to the interventional epidemiology in Centre MURAZ research Institute on the topic of maternal and child health.
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