Staffan Bergström

Karolinska Institute

Staffan Bergström, MD, PhD is Professor Emeritus of International Health at Karolinska Institutet. He is a gynecologist with extensive experience from working in Africa both as a clinician and a teacher. Dr. Bergström has been based in Tanzania since 2011, and the focus of his research and lecturing is in enhancing Human Resources and use of appropriate technologies for maternal and perinatal survival in Sub-Saharan Africa. His research includes studies of non-physician clinicians (NPCs) and physicians doing caesarean sections, assessing diagnostic accuracy, and intra- and postoperative skills in Mozambique and Tanzania.