Olivia Biermann

Olivia Biermann is a PhD student at the Department of Public Health Sciences at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. In her PhD project she is exploring the development and implementation of community-based tuberculosis screening policies in Nepal and Vietnam, and globally. Olivia previously worked as a consultant with the Evidence-informed Policy Network (EVIPNet) Europe at the WHO Regional Office for Europe (2014-17). From 2012-14, she worked as a research assistant in health systems and policy research at Karolinska Institutet. Olivia has worked and studied in Ecuador, India, Nicaragua and South Africa, and hold degrees in global health (MSc) from Karolinska Institutet and health communication sciences (BSc) from Bielefeld University. In addition to her academic activities, she is the President of the non-governmental organization Foundation Human Nature, supporting community-based rural health and development projects in low- and middle-income countries.

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