Our Organisation

This page contains the following information:

Background and purpose
Healthcare organisation - Knowledge base
Stockholm Care representatives abroad
Environmental certification
Board of Directors
Medical Advisory Board


Background and purpose

Stockholm Care AB was established in 1991 and is wholly owned by the Stockholm County Council. Stockholm Care is the County Council’s organ for export of healthcare and nursing services and is responsible for marketing, provision of services and administrative coordination.

The company mandate is to:

  • provide (highly specialised) treatment and care in Sweden to patients from abroad,
  • offer training in Sweden to foreign healthcare personnel,
  • engage in international consulting activities within the healthcare sector,
  • own, develop and administer the Tobias Registry, a national registry of healthy donors of blood-forming stem cells. Tobias Registry


Healtcare organisation - Knowledge base

The company represents the collective healthcare organisation as well as dental care in the Stockholm County Council area with a total of about 40,000 employees. It includes six hospitals and a large number of smaller clinics. To this should be added cooperation with hospitals and clinics within the private sector. The company therefore has a very large knowledge base at its disposal which offers breadth as well as depth.


Stockholm Care representatives abroad 

Care Life SA
Director Katerina Giallila
2 Moraiti str & Mesogion ave
GR 115 25, Athens
Tel: +30 210 722 64 51
Mobile: +30 6945 67 78 79 
Fax. +30 210 725 92 44 

Director: Mrs. Effie Anastassi
Solomou 5
GR106 83 Athens
Tel: + 30 210 729 42 80
Mobile: +30 6942 46 56 20
Fax: + 30 210 723 83 40

Director: Dr. David Shao
Linnégatan 41
114 58 Stockholm
Tel: +46 73 978 1669

Qinghua Building 2-1201
100084 Beijing, China.
Tel: +86 131 4619 6778

WeChat: tigertalkse

Environmental certification

The company is environmentally certified according to ISO 14001 and has an internal environmental policy.


Board of Directors

The company has a Board of Directors with three members appointed by the County Council Assembly. The current board consists of:

Melvin Samsom
Chairman of the Board
Hospital Director, Karolinska University Hospital

Harald Blegen
Member of the Board of Directors
Division Manager of Thoracic Oncology Division, Karolinska Hospital

Nina Nelson
Member of the Board of Directors
Chief Medical Officer, Patient and Quality assurance, Karolinska Hospital


Medical Advisory Board

The Medical Advisory Board is a group of highly qualified and experienced physicians in leading positions at the Karolinska University Hospital who offer advice and guidance relating to the ongoing export activities.



To fulfil its tasks, the company has its own staff of full-time personnel. The company’s coordinators are a central staff category with externalized and coordinating functions. A CEO is in charge of the operation. Contact us

Stockholm Care

The coordinating link between the international community and medical services of excellence.

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