Knut Lönnroth

Knut Lönnroth is a Swedish medical doctor specialized in social medicine.

He has a public health PhD from the Nordic School of Public Health and is associate professor of social medicine at the University of Gothenburg. He has done extensive research on health systems and social aspects of health with a particular focus on tuberculosis. He has worked for WHO for the past 10 years and is currently focal person for social determinants, risk factors, TB co-morbidities, and TB screening in the Policy Strategy and Innovations unit of the Global TB programme.