Caroline Olsson

Caroline Carson


Caroline Carson is one of the two founders and former director of the Swedish nonprofit organization Mother and Child Health Association, MACHA. Through local and international projects in collaboration with partners in India and Ethiopia, MACHA works for equal access to Health Care, Rehabilitation and Education for women and children. As a volunteer at MACHA’s partner organization Institute for Indian Mother and Child and through her earlier work with Indian organizations Asian Sahyogi Sanstha India and Missionaries of Charity, she has experience of working with NGO’s with a focus on education, child- and maternal care and women empowerment projects. 

Caroline was one of the founders of Global Health Night at Karolinska Institutet, an event aiming to inspire, motivate and connect global health interested students. More than 800 students participated in the first event in 2015. The third Global Health Night was held in 2018, as a collaboration with the Swedish Society of Medicine’s Swedish Global Health Research Conference at Karolinska Institutet. Through Karolinska Institutet she has had the opportunity to participate in several international exchanges. She wrote a master’s thesis based on a field study at the neonatal ward of Mbarara Hospital, Uganda.

Caroline is now working as a medical doctor at the pediatric hospital Sachsska in Stockholm.