Dr. Ewy Olander, Senior Lecturer
Health & Technology / Public Health Science
R.N. Nurse Educator, PhLic. PhD.
School of Health Science, Campus Gräsvik
Blekinge Institute of Technology
SE-371 79 Karlskrona
Phone: +46 455-38 54 13
Year of dissertation
Olander, E. (2003). Health Counselling in Child Health Services-synthesising two missions. Doctoral dissertation. Malmö Studies in Educational Sciences No. 8, 2003. Lund University, Malmö University, School of Education.
Senior Lecturer /Researcher
Primary Health Care, Child Health services
Current Research Field
Health promotion. Child Health Services, Health Communication and ICT
Title of projects / research areas
Virtual Health Square - a Health Promoting Setting.
Health Counselling in Child Health Services
Health Promoting Communication
Co-supervisor for doctoral student Amina Jama Mahmud
Co-workers, post-doc level and above
Collaboration in local research and development with the development and evaluation of health-promotion activities, applied ICT in new health-promoting settings, and health counselling in the child health service. Participation in national projects with a focus on health promotion, international health communicators and health literacy.
Peer Reviewed Publications
Jama, A, Olander, E, Wallenberg, L, Haglund, B. (2010) Health promoting settings in primary health care - "hälsotorg": an implementation analysis. BMC Public Health, Vol 10, Issue 707, 2010, ISSN 1471-2458.
Olander, E. (2003). Health counselling in Child Health Servicies-synthesising two missions. Doctorial dissertation. Malmö Studies in Educational Sciences No. 8, 2003. Lund University, Malmö University, School of Education (in Swedish) electronic publ: http://dspace.mah.se/handle/2043/7940
Olander, E. (1998). Health counselling, process and context from a practical educational perspective Licentiat dissertation.. Malmö, School of Education (in Swedish).
Books & Book-chapters
Olander, E. (2009). Vård- och omvårdnadsvetenskap: hälsoarbete med individen i fokus. I Folkhälsovetenskap- en tvärvetenskap. Möte mellan ämnen. Red: I. Andersson & G. Ejlertsson. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Olander, E. Nilsson,L. (2009) Tillämpad hälsoteknik-ett nytt forskningsämne vid Blekinge Tekniska Högskola. Socialmed. Tidskrift 3 si d- sid
Olander, E. (2001). Hälsovägledning i barnhälsovården, praktiskt pedagogiska aspekter. I Pedagogik i hälsofrämjande arbete. Red: E. Svederberg, L. Svensson, T. Kindeberg. Lund: Studentlitteratur
Abstracts & Conference presentations
Jama, A., Wallenberg, L., Olander, E., Haglund, B.J.A. (2009). Health Square: A new setting for health promotion? The 6th Nordic Health Promotion Research Conference. The Role of Health Promotion in the Transition of the Nordic Welfare States. Gothenburg August 2009.
Olander, E., Nilsson, L. (2009). Applied Health Technology-a New Research Discipline at Blekinge Institute of Technology. IRIS 32. Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia. Theme: Inclusive design. August 2009, Molde Norway.
Jama, A., Olander, E., Gustavsson, R., Haglund, B.J.A. (2009) Challenges in designing and assessing health promotion digital channels using PAR approach. IRIS 32. Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia. Theme: Inclusive design. August 2009, Molde Norway.
Jama, A., Olander, E., Gustafsson, R., Haglund, B.J.A. (2008). Virtual Health Square-a new Health Promotion Setting. 8th IUHPE European Health education and promotion Conference New frontiers: political, cultural, scientific challenges for health promotion. September 2008, Turin.
Olander, E., Sander, A. (2007). International Health Communicators-Supporting Health and Integration. The 19th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion and Health Education Health Promotion Comes of Age: Research, Policy & Practice for the 21st Century. June 2007 Vancouver, BC, Canada
Olander, E., Wallenberg, L., Wandås, I., Haglund, B.J.A. (2007). Health Square-A New Setting for Health Communication. The 19th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion and Health Education Health Promotion Comes of Age: Research, Policy & Practice for the 21st Century. June 2007. Vancouver, BC, Canada
Olander, E. (2006). Transition practice - theory-practice for improving health counselling in Child Health Services. 5th Nordic Health Promotion Research Conference, Health and Institutional Change. June 2006, Esbjerg, Denmark
Olander, E (2005). Improving health counselling in child health services an implementation study. Best Practice for Better Health, 6th IUPHE European Conference on the Effectiveness and Quality on Health Promotion. June 2005. Stockholm, Sweden.
Olander, E. (2004) Health Counselling in Primary Child Health Care- ethical aspects. Klapeida College, Conference titel . May 2004. Klaipeda Lithuania
Olander, E. (2000). Health Counselling in Primary Child Health C. Process and Context from a Practical Educational Perspective. The 3rd Nordic Health promotion Conference, September, 2000. Tampere, Finland.
Olander, E. (1998). Developing Health Counselling in Child Health Care. Participatory Action Research in the Primary Health Care. The 2nd Nordic Health Promotion Conference, September 1998, Stockholm, Sweden