Highlights from an international perspective 2023
During the presidency, which extends until June 2024, Karolinska will prioritize two of healthcare's major challenges: competence supply and efficiency. The models developed by Karolinska in these areas may now be disseminated to more hospitals within EUHA.
To enhance collaboration and support healthcare in Ukraine, Karolinska University Hospital has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kryvyi Rih City Clinical Hospital in Kryvyi and Ohmatdyt National Specialized Children’s Hospital in Kyiv.
Harvard Business School in Boston has written a case study on Karolinska University Hospital which will be used in the MBA program as well as executive education.
According to Anna Wedell, Director of Precision Medicine Center Karolinska, we are currently experiencing a groundbreaking advancement in precision medicine. With the ability to generate vast amounts of data from individuals and offer accurate diagnostics and targeted treatments, we have truly entered a new era.
This was the first global ‘Undiagnosed Hackathon’ which took place at Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm. 27 countries from six continents worked together to address the most challenging undiagnosed diseases in children and adults.
Discover Stephan Mielke's transformative work in the EUCCAT project – a project transforming cancer treatment. This film features the ATMP center at Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet, where research, production, and treatment converge. Learn about their journey from research to ethical, clinically viable therapies.
For two weeks this October, a multidisciplinary team of specialists from Riga visited Karolinska’s liver transplant team to gather valuable insights and experiences to guide the relaunch of their own liver transplant program.
Karolinska University Hospital received an honorable mention by the International Hospital Federation
The medical unit for Sterile Technology and Logistics at Karolinska University Hospital received an honorable mention in the category of Executive Excellence Award for Leadership and Management for their work on change and improvement by the International Hospital Federation (IHF).
Since 2022, there has been a regional collaboration between pediatric healthcare in Jinja City, Uganda, and the Stockholm Region through Astrid Lindgren's Children's Hospital, in partnership with the non-profit organizations Pediatric Health Initiative and Busoga Health Forum. The collaboration includes four projects focused on pediatric emergency care, neonatal care, care for children with neurological diseases, and children's rights.