Mats Målqvist

Professor at Department of Women's and Children's Health, International Maternal and Child Health (IMCH); Global Health Research on Implementation and Sustainability

Mobile phone:
+46 70 2673545
Visiting address:
MTC-huset, Dag Hammarskjölds väg 14B, 2 tr
752 37 Uppsala
Postal address:
Akademiska sjukhuset
751 85 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Professor Mats Målqvist is a Medical Doctor (MD) with a Master’s degree in Social Science. His research centers on implementation of interventions for improved maternal, newborn and child health and survival, with a special focus on equity and empowerment. More:

He is the coordinator for the Master's Program in Global Health and works actively with internationalization of higher education.

Keywords: child health health systems neonatal health maternal health

My courses


Mats Målqvist is an Associate Professor of International Health at the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health at Uppsala University, Sweden. Dr Mats Målqvist is a medical doctor by profession, and has a Master’s degree in Media and Communications Studies.

The main focus of Dr Målqvist’s research has been on the implementation of interventions for improved maternal and child health in low and middle-income settings. Dr Målqvist has participated in large population-based trials in Vietnam as well as hospital-based studies in Nepal. The past three years he has been living and working in Swaziland, leading and implementing a community-based peer support intervention addressing socio-economic barriers to health. Structural determinants of health is another focus area of Dr Målqvist, exploring inequities in health and the impact of different interventions on unjust differences in health outcome.


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