Afternoon Tea Conversation with Ingvild Hersoug Nedberg

WGH Norway is highlighting members of its Advisory Group and enhancing awareness of gender equity in global health leadership nationally.

Welcome to the Afternoon Tea Conversations with WGH Norway!

We welcome you to grab a cup of tea or coffee and enjoy this enlightening discussion with Ingvild Hersoug Nedberg, WGH Norway Advisory Group member and one of the eight midwives in Norway currently finishing a PhD degree. Ingvild shares her experience working as a midwife and what eventually led her to pursue a PhD, which could seem as an unlikely career path for healthcare personnel. Find out why maternal health is so important to her and how she is contributing scientifically to her PhD topic on caesarean sections. Lastly, she offers good tips to students transitioning to a professional life. Watch here!

About Ingvild Hersoug Nedberg

Ingvild Hersoug Nedberg is a certified midwife and she has worked several years in Norway, Palestine and South Sudan. She went on to take a master of public health (MPH) at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, before starting her PhD. Currently, Ingvild is a PhD-student in epidemiology and reproductive health at The Arctic University of Norway (UiT). The topic of her PhD includes caesarean sections in Georgia and Norway, and how maternal health care systems in these countries are organized. She has been actively engaged in the newly established national birth registry in Georgia. She is particularly interested in the role of midwives and how to make them an integral part of the health care system, which again can reduce unnecessary interventions in maternal health care.

By Gabriella Rodriguez
Published Apr. 29, 2021 9:13 AM - Last modified Nov. 29, 2021 11:09 AM