Clara Aarts

Email: Clara Aarts
Telephone: +46184716611
Fax: +46184716675
University: University

Senior Lecturer in Caring Sciences


Nursing and Public Health, Children and Adolescents, International studies for students

  • Member of the Committee for the Nursing Programmes
  • Member of the International Committee for the Nursing Programmes
Teaching interests related to Caring Science

Caring Science, Public Health, Global Health

Research interests related to Caring Science

Public Health, Nutrition/breastfeeding, Socio cultural perspective

  • Referee member for several journals
  • Larsson M, Aldergarmann U, Aarts C. Professional role and identity in a changing society – three paradoxes in Swedish midwives' experiences. Midwifery, 2007 Nov 5;electronic.
  • Ndomba ALM, Smide B, Aarts C. Preventing IUC infections inTanzanian patients; nurses’knowledge, clinical practiceand patients’ views. International Journal of Urological Nursing, International Journal of Urological Nursing 2008¸Vol 2 No 1:33-41.
  • Critchley, K., Richardson, E., Aarts, C, Campbell, B., Hemingway, A., Koskinen, L, Mitchell, M. & Nordstrom, P. (2009). Student Experiences with an International Public Health Exchange Project. (Feature Article) Nurse Educator, 34(2), 69-74.
  • Koskinen L, Campbell B, Aarts C, Chassé F, Hemmingway A, Juhansoo T, Mitchell M, Marquis F, Critcley K. Enhancing cultural competence: trans-atlantic experiences of European and Canadian nursing students. International Journal of Nursing Practice 2009; 15:502–509
  • Johansson K, Aarts C, Darj E,. First time parents’ experiences of postnatal home care in Sweden. Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences. 2010; Early Online, 1–7, link
  • Aarts C, Nordstrom PM, Koskinen L, Juhansoo T, Mitchell M.P. Marquis F, Chassé F, Critcley K, Campbell B, Hemmingway A. Enabling Nursing Students to Focus on the Ottawa Charter and the Nurses Role in Tackling Inequalities in Health trough International Exchange. Nurse Education Today 30 (2010) 448-452.
  • Mbwilo G.S.K, Smide B. Aarts C. The family perceptions in caring of children and adolescents with mental disabilities: a qualitative study from Dar es Salaam. Tanzania Journal of Health Research 2010;12(2), 1-12. Available at