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The Capital Region of Denmark - a part of Copenhagen University Hospital
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Expertises

Malaria; clinical parasitology; clinical microbiology; international health; medical education

Main research areas

Malaria pathogenesis; diagnosis and treatment of parasitic diseases; health provision in Africa with focus on infectious diseases

Current research

I am interested in the interplay between nutrition and infections, particularly the association between iron deficiency and susceptibility to malaria. We study this in field sites in Ghana and Ethiopia. Furthermore, I am involved in studies on infection control in Ghanaian health facilities

Potential conflicts of interest

I have had research collaborations with Vifor Pharma Int., Novo Nordisk and Grundfos

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