Childhood Immunisation Programme Information about vaccination of children from birth to 16 years. Contact information Les på norsk: Barnevaksinasjonsprogrammet Information for parents and schoolchildren Article Updated 16.08.2019 When will your child be offered vaccines? Here is an overview of when your child will be offered vaccines as part of the Childhood Immunisation Programme. Article Published 09.08.2018 Before and after vaccination Before the vaccination, the public health nurse will ask whether the child is healthy and if there were any reactions after previous vaccines. Most children show little or no reactions to vaccines. Article Published 13.08.2018 Why is vaccination so important? A vaccine activates our immune system without making us sick. Many dangerous infectious diseases can be prevented in this simple and effective way. Show more Vaccines in the Childhood Immunisation Programme Vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and poliomyelitis 09.08.18 Vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis, Hib-infection and hepatitis B 09.08.18 Vaccine against HPV (human papilloma virus) 09.08.18 Vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR vaccine) 09.08.18 Vaccine against pneumococcal disease 09.08.18 See all Vaccine overview at helsenorge.no Check the overview of vaccines given to you and your children (requires secure login) Booster vaccines Article Published 13.08.2018 Adults need booster vaccines every ten years Not all the vaccines we are given as children give lifelong protection. Some of the vaccines need booster doses in adulthood to maintain protection against disease. Show more Films Article Published 20.03.2017 Films about vaccines and side effects Here are some films about childhood vaccination that have been translated into English. Show more News and research findings News Published 07.06.2019 Continued high uptake for the Childhood Immunisation Programme in Norway Most children and adolescents receive the recommended vaccines in the Childhood Immunisation Programme, according to coverage statistics for 2017 and 2018. News Published 07.04.2017 Record high vaccination coverage of two-year-olds in 2016 More children are being vaccinated and the vast majority of children and young people are taking the vaccines recommended in the Norwegian Childhood Immunisation Programme. Show more Reports and Brochures Note Published 13.11.2018 National plan of action to sustain a poliomyelitis-free status The plan has been developed so that Norway is prepared for a possible renewed outbreak of wild poliovirus (WPV) or vaccine derived polio virus (VDPV). Report Published 19.03.2018 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. Brochure Published 17.06.2016 Vaccination of children against tuberculosis - BCG vaccine This brochure gives information about vaccination against tuberculosis and is intended for parents who come from countries with a high incidence of the disease. Show more Projects Project Published 17.01.2019 Bedret barnevaksinasjon og beredskap mot sesong og pandemisk influensa: betydning av cellulær immunitet The project assesses prevalence of past pneumococcal infections and influenza in Ethiopia with techniques to determine cellular immune protection against new influenza strains. Project Updated 08.01.2019 Social contact and vaccine coverage survey, Norway 2016 In this study, we determine the vaccination coverage of several vaccines in the Norwegian population and to identify social contact patterns - who meets who. Project Updated 25.02.2019 Varicella zoster virus infections in Norway The study will calculate the annual number of hospitalisations, primary care consultations and deaths caused by chickenpox and herpes zoster in the Norwegian population. Show more Related topics: Theme HPV vaccine for young women Young women born in 1991 or later are now being offered free HPV vaccination. The offer began in November 2016 and will be available for two years. Theme Travel vaccines Information about travel vaccines with an overview of recommendations about travel to different countries.