Maana LindqvistStudent | Finland
MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health ResearchContact Maana Lindqvist
Prior to joining the MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health Research, I completed MA in Politics and International Relations at the University of Aberdeen. I attended LSHTM online courses in maternal, repro and sexual health during my dissertation research, which I wrote on the effects of foreign aid onto the post-conflict experience of pregnancy and motherhood among adolescent girls of Sierra Leone.
Why I chose LSHTM/my course
When I decided to join the MSc, I was undecided on what I wanted my future to look like. I quite enjoyed my work at Mehiläinen Hospital, but was not very keen on continuing in the admin role I held there. I found excitement in the health sector but not yet purpose. The hands-on approach of learning technical and analytical skills of LSHTM would benefit me best, I thought. Although a lot of the studies concentrate on LMIC settings, I am interested in seeing how applicable the skills I learn would be in the Nordic countries.