Swedish Organization for Global Health

 

Our mission is to improve the quality and accessibility of health care and health promotion through local and international partnerships

 

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“A Big Deal” Fundraising Comedy Show!

We are happy to announce our new collaboration with the recently formed group “A Big Deal,” an international team of improvisers from 5 different countries. Sign up for their online and totally free improvisational comedy show on JULY 18 AND 19 and contribute to a good cause!

Sign up here!

COVID-19 Impact Series (V): Worldview on Coronavirus

China, the epicenter of the outbreak. And then, there was Italy, a country that was hit badly by the virus. How much do we know about the situation in these countries? To round up our Worldview on Coronavirus series, a subpart of and the fifth in our Covid-19 Impact Series, we are introducing you to Chiara and Lu, two women from Italy and China, who will be telling us about their struggle and situation in the time of Covid-19 and how they, the people around them, and their countries are coping and healing.

COVID-19 Impact Series (IV)

As Covid-19 continues to rage on globally, people in different countries face unique challenges in their daily lives during a global pandemic. In the fourth part of our series, Robert from Australia and Victoria from Uganda are sharing with us their views, but also the fears and hopes they were experiencing during the lock-down in their countries.

COVID-19 Impact Series (III): Worldview on Coronavirus

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to rage on across the world. Every country is different, thus the experiences are never the same.
Meet Christy from the United States and Ana from Brazil. These two young women let us know about life in their countries during the pandemic.

ABOUT

Swedish Organization for Global Health (SOGH) is a Swedish non-profit and non-governmental organization comprised  of students and young professionals who share a passion to contribute to global health through evidence-based action. Together with our local and international partners, we engage in conversations with local communities to co-develop projects that bring a concrete positive change and take environmental and economic sustainability into account . While supporting projects both in Sweden and in low-income countries, we use our virtual and physical platforms to bring awareness about some of the most neglected health topics, such as women’s reproductive health.

OUR PROJECTS

Since 2014 SOGH  works in collaboration with local leaders and in partnership with Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA) to provide effective support to women and infants during pregnancy and after childbirth in the Mayuge District in Southeastern Uganda where 1 in 49 women die from pregnancy and childbirth-related causes.

Ekibadha: Our periods matter is a project on menstrual health in Uganda. Menstruation is still a taboo that effects the health of people who menstruate all around the world. In partnership with our longterm partner UDHA and ARCHIVE Global, SOGH has conducted a pilot study among girls and women in the Mayuge District in Southeastern Uganda.
Tanden Frisk is a project aiming at educating both children and parents, especially from socioeconomically deprived areas in Stockholm, in oral health care. Studies show a continuing inequality regarding oral health and caries frequency based on socioeconomic factors. This inequality is something that Tanden Frisk works to diminish though workshops.

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Get involved

Consider joining our activities in Stockholm, Uganda or involving your university

Donate

You can help support our projects in Uganda or Sweden!

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