News from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Birth and pregnancy statistics
Induced abortion in Norway – fact sheet
Abortions in Norway have been at a historically low level for some years now since the Registry of Pregnancy Termination was established in 1979, and the trend is still declining.
Vaccination of preterm infants against pertussis and pneumococci
This report summarises current knowledge about immunogenicity, effectiveness and safety of vaccination of premature infants against whooping cough and invasive pneumococcal disease.
Centre for Fertility and Health
Scientific and administrative organisation of the centre
Global Health Preparedness Programme
Workshop on Monitoring Infections and Antibiotic Use in Hospitals held in Moldova
Around 20 Moldovan health practitioners were gathered in Chisinau to be trained in a new system to monitor prevalence of healthcare associated infections and antibiotic use in Moldovan hospitals.
Bariatric surgery for Type 2 Diabetes and a body mass index below 35 - Health Technology Assessment
A health technology assessment that addresses efficacy, safety and a health-economic evaluation of bariatric surgery for patients with type 2 diabetes and BMI below 35 compared to standard treatment.
Data access from health registries, health studies and biobanks
Access to data from the Norwegian Prescription Database
Guidelines for applying for data from the Norwegian Prescription Database.