The Public Health Agency of Sweden
Updated 11 June 2021

Publications

Here you find all our publications in English listed in alphabetical order.

  • Author: Socialstyrelsen

    A study regarding the health-economic impacts of the introduction of pneumococcal vaccine in the national vaccination programme for children in Sweden.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This information can guide you before, during and after the vaccination process.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Useful information for pupils about vaccination against measles, mumps, and rubella within the Swedish vaccination programme.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    A review and summary of recent studies concerning the adverse ecological effects of antibiotics on the commensal microflora of exposed individuals and the accompanying secondary diseases.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This information sheet can be used as support in meetings between patients and doctors, or between patients and nurses. It is primarily intended to be used in connection with visits to health centres. Information for patients when visiting health centres.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This information sheet can be used as support in meetings between patients and doctors, or between patients and nurses. It is primarily intended to be used in connection with visits to health centres. Information for patients when visiting health centres.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This information sheet can be used as support in meetings between patients and doctors, or between patients and nurses. It is primarily intended to be used in connection with visits to health centres. Information for patients when visiting health centres.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This information sheet can be used as support in meetings between patients and doctors, or between patients and nurses. It is primarily intended to be used in connection with visits to health centres. Information for patients when visiting health centres.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This information sheet can be used as support in meetings between patients and doctors, or between patients and nurses. It is primarily intended to be used in connection with visits to health centres. Information for patients when visiting health centres.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This information sheet can be used as support in meetings between patients and doctors, or between patients and nurses. It is primarily intended to be used in connection with visits to health centres. Information for patients when visiting health centres.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The report presents different models for making available both new antibiotics and old antibiotics where national availability is insufficient. The models should also minimise the risk of resistance development while enabling the best possible care for patients with infections caused by multi-resistant bacteria.

  • Author: Socialstyrelsen

    The background for the assessment of the National Board of Health and Welfare whether to include HPV vaccination in the Swedish vaccination programme or not. A compilation of scientific data available within in the area of each contributing expert.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The report presents results from a pilot test of Tailoring Immunization Programmes (TIP), a method developed by WHO/Europe to identify barriers and motivating factors to MMR vaccination in communities with low coverage in Sweden.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Summarizes current knowledge on cell-mediated immunity (CMI) against vaccine-preventable diseases (VPD) included – and considered to be included – in the National Immunization Program (NIP) in Sweden and, to investigate the possible added value of CMI in vaccine surveillance and in research to address knowledge gaps.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    A digital checklist, and report, that is an aid to the practical work of implementation. The checklist consists of four overarching phases and fourteen critical steps.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This report describes the development of the epidemiological situation in Sweden and summarises the state of knowledge about COVID-19 in children and, regarding morbidity, mortality, and transmission of the virus in Sweden. It also summarises the scientific literature on the spread of infection linked to preschools and schools and the morbidity to date among school staff.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    In conclusion, closure or not of schools has had little if any impact on the number of laboratory confirmed cases in school aged children in Finland and Sweden. The negative effects of closing schools must be weighed against the positive effects, if any, it might have on the mitigation of the covid-19 pandemic.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    At the World Health Assembly 2015, The WHO Member States have adopted a resolution on a Global Action Plan to contain antimicrobial resistance (AMR) with five strategic objectives. A harmonized global antimicrobial resistance surveillance system (GLASS) was developed by the WHO and launched for enrolment in 2016.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This report presents the mathematical model used to model the spread of covid-19 in four regions of Sweden: Dalarna, Skåne, Stockholm and Västra Götaland. This is an updated version of an earlier report: Estimates of the peak-day and the number of infected individuals during the covid-19 outbreak in the Stockholm region, Sweden February – April 2020.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This report presents a mathematical model used to model the spread of covid-19 in the Stockholm region February to April 2020. Our results indicate that the day with the highest number of infectious individuals in the Stockholm region occurred on April 8th, when 70,500 individuals were simultaneously infectious.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This report is intended to provide a basis for recommendations regarding changes needed for the national immunization programs during periods of vaccine shortage in Norway and Sweden.

  • Evidence report form pdf (158 kB)

    Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This appendix, a so called Evidence report form, is an annex to the ship sanitation certificate, part of The International Health Regulations (IHR 2005).

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This report is about implementation, i.e. how new methods can be disseminated and implemented. When new health-promoting methods have been presented, it often takes a long time for them to come into daily use.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The report has been developed as part of a government commission to develop a model for health-economic calculations of the societal consequences resulting from antibiotic resistance. The assignment has been reported to the Ministry of Social Affairs on January 17, 2018.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This report provides an overview of what geographical data is available, free of charge or at a cost, for Swedish actors at local, regional and national level, to use in the work with environmental health. The report contains examples of how geodata can be used for environmental health, what analyses are possible and a review of the scientific literature.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Poster about vaccination against COVID-19, in easy read format with pictures. A3 size poster for printing. Available in other languages.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Poster about vaccination against COVID-19, in easy read format with pictures. A5 size poster for printing. Available in other languages.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Fact sheet for parents about vaccination against tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is a rare disease in Sweden and the vaccination is only offered to children who have an increased risk of becoming infected.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The changing climate means that we can expect average temperatures to rise and heatwaves to become more common. High temperatures can be dangerous for everyone, but the following at-risk groups are particularly vulnerable: elderly people, those with chronic health conditions, people with disabilities, young children, pregnant women and people taking certain medication.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The changing climate means that we can expect average temperatures to rise and heatwaves to become more common. High temperatures can be dangerous for everyone, but the following at-risk groups are particularly vulnerable: elderly people, those with chronic health conditions, people with disabilities, young children, pregnant women and people taking certain medication. This guidance addresses qualified…

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The changing climate means that we can expect average temperatures to rise and heatwaves to become more common. High temperatures can be dangerous for everyone, but the following at-risk groups are particularly vulnerable: elderly people, those with chronic health conditions, people with disabilities, young children, pregnant women and people taking certain medication. This guidance addresses health…

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    A health declaration must be completed before the vaccination against COVID-19. It can be used digitally or printed out prior to the vaccination, by all regions.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This report describes a health economic evaluation that investigates the potential cost-effectiveness of an extension of the national vaccination programme for children against human papilloma virus to also include boys. Today, only girls are offered vaccination within the national vaccination programme.

  • How to wash your hands pdf (334 kB)

    Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The poster in A4 describes what and how you should do to keep your hands clean. Feel free to print it out and put it up in places you think are suitable.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Poster showing how to use a face mask correctly. If used in a correct way face masks can be a compliment to other measures to reduce the spread of infection.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Old age is a significant risk factor for severe illness from COVID-19, and it is everyone’s responsibility to protect older people against infection. The Government has commissioned the Public Health Agency to provide guidance for visitors in care homes for older people. This poster can be printed in size A4 and A3 and be displayed in public spaces in care homes.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This report describes the current knowledge, conditions, and assessments that will form the basis for making a decision on whether to extend the HPV vaccination programme to boys.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Information for parents with children who have not been vaccinated against the diseases included in the Swedish vaccination programme.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Fact Sheet: Antibiotic resistance costs lives and money and threatens to undermine modern basic health care and advanced medicine. The scale of the challenge grows through globalization, with increased travel and worldwide food- and animal trade.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This report describes the monitoring systems for influenza in use during the winter season of 2014–2015 and the results of both epidemiological and virological surveillance. Data are also compared to previous influenza seasons.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This report describes the monitoring systems for influenza in use during the winter season of 2015–2016 and the results of both epidemiological and virological surveillance. Data are also compared to previous influenza seasons.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This report describes the 2016–2017 influenza season, which was dominated by influenza A(H3N2). The season came to a first, intense peak in the northern part of the country during the Christmas holidays, followed by a second peak in the south in February. The season was intensive and particularly severe for those aged 65 years and over, with high mortality.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This report describes the monitoring systems for influenza in use during the winter season of 2017–2018 and the results of both epidemiological and virological surveillance. Data are also compared to previous influenza seasons.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This report describes the monitoring systems for influenza in use during the winter season of 2018–2019 and the results of both epidemiological and virological surveillance. Data are also compared to previous influenza seasons.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This report describes the monitoring systems for influenza in use during the winter season of 2019–2020 and the results of both epidemiological and virological surveillance. Data are also compared to previous influenza seasons. The report has been prepared for the World Health Organization (WHO) as part of the Public Health Agency of Sweden's function as a National Influenza Centre (NIC).

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This report describes the monitoring systems for influenza in use during the winter season of 2020–2021 and the results of both epidemiological and virological surveillance. Data are also compared to previous influenza seasons.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The fact sheet on influenza vaccination is a support for those who work with pregnant women. The fact sheet can, for example, be downloaded and distributed at maternity care centers.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This leaflet is for sale to medical institutions vaccinating against yellow fever.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Results are based on seven literature reviews where the effects are explored narratively. The report is aimed at officials and stakeholders at regional and local level who are involved in the planning of public health interventions to promote mental health and to prevent mental illness and suicide.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The national action programme adopted by the Swedish Parliament in 2008 contains nine strategic areas of action to reduce the incidence of suicide. This brochure provides examples of what initiatives can be used in order to achieve this goal, and is directed at everyone working on, or about to start working on, suicide prevention work in, for example, a municipality, region or other type of organisation.

  • Author: Socialstyrelsen

    The National Board of Health and Welfare has drawn up and coordinated a national plan of action that aims to prevent the spread of measles and rubella in the country pursuant to the undertaking made within the framework of efforts of WHO to eliminate these diseases.

  • Author: Public Health Agency of Sweden

    New tobacco-related legislation, the Act on Tobacco and Similar Products (2018:2088), comes into force from 1 July 2019. The Act includes regulations that designate additional smoke-free environments. It affects you if you are running a business or own premises or outdoor areas that members of the public have access to. For example, you must put up signs stating that smoking is prohibited at the…

  • NorthernGLASS pdf (1 MB)

    Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Supporting the Global Action Plan on antimicrobial resistance, a Global Surveillance System, GLASS, was launched 2016. In this report Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russian Federation and Sweden share their experiences from early implementation of GLASS.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This brochure contains a brief presentation of the Public Health Agency of Sweden – its mission, vision statement and different tasks as well as brief facts about the agency. The principal target group is composed of stakeholders such as other government agencies, regions, county councils and municipalities but also the public.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The proportion of school children with overweight or obesity has doubled over the past 30 years according to the results from Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC), a survey of 11–15-year-olds.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Overweight and obesity among children, 6-9 year old, is becoming more common. In addition, overweight and obesity increase with age and there are geographical differences. Overweight and obesity are common among 6-9 year olds in Sweden. This shows a survey of children's height and weight that was carried out in the academic year 2018/2019. The results also show that overweight and obesity become…

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The annual report of enhanced pertussis surveillance describes the outcome of the number of reported cases of pertussis for all age groups with enhanced monitoring of pertussis in children and adolescents that has been ongoing in Sweden since 1997. The target group for the annual report is staff at infection control units and units that provide knowledge support to staff in maternity care, child…

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The annual report of enhanced pertussis surveillance describes the outcome of the number of reported cases of pertussis for all age groups with enhanced monitoring of pertussis in children and adolescents that has been ongoing in Sweden since 1997. The target group for the annual report is staff at infection control units and units that provide knowledge support to staff in maternity care, child…

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The annual report of enhanced pertussis surveillance describes the outcome of the number of reported cases of pertussis for all age groups with enhanced monitoring of pertussis in children and adolescents that has been ongoing in Sweden since 1997. The target group for the annual report is staff at infection control units and units that provide knowledge support to staff in maternity care, child…

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The annual report of enhanced pertussis surveillance describes the outcome of the number of reported cases of pertussis for all age groups with enhanced monitoring of pertussis in children and adolescents that has been ongoing in Sweden since 1997. The target group for the annual report is staff at infection control units and units that provide knowledge support to staff in maternity care, child…

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The annual report of enhanced pertussis surveillance describes the outcome of the number of reported cases of pertussis for all age groups with enhanced monitoring of pertussis in children and adolescents that has been ongoing in Sweden since 1997. The target group for the annual report is staff at infection control units and units that provide knowledge support to staff in maternity care, child…

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The annual report of enhanced pertussis surveillance describes the outcome of the number of reported cases of pertussis for all age groups with enhanced monitoring of pertussis in children and adolescents that has been ongoing in Sweden since 1997. The target group for the annual report is staff at infection control units and units that provide knowledge support to staff in maternity care, child…

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The annual report of enhanced pertussis surveillance describes the outcome of the number of reported cases of pertussis for all age groups with enhanced monitoring of pertussis in children and adolescents that has been ongoing in Sweden since 1997. The target group for the annual report is staff at infection control units and units that provide knowledge support to staff in maternity care, child…

  • Author: Professional Associations for Physical Activity, Sweden (Yrkesföreningar för fysisk aktivitet, YFA)

    Physical activity in the prevention and treatment of disease summarizes the up-to-date scientific knowledge on how to prevent and treat various diseases and conditions on which physical activity has a documented effect. This report is a translated and partly updated edition of FYSS 2008 (Swedish).

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This guidance addresses managers and supervisors in health and social care. More guidance, publications and educational materials about health effects of heatwaves (in Swedish).

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Old age is a significant risk factor for severe illness from COVID-19, and it is everyone’s responsibility to protect older people against infection. The Government has commissioned the Public Health Agency to provide guidance for visitors and residents in care homes.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    In Mozambique, an intersectoral National Action Plan (NAP) for antibiotic resistance and use is in place, along with structures for intersectoral collaboration. However, Mozambican experts highlighted lack of resources and coordination as obstacles to NAP implementation. This report outlines prioritized activities in line with the NAP of Mozambique and a proposal for Swedish support to carry out…

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This training material on Responsible alcohol service caters for those who want to work, or already work in one of the country’s student pubs. It is a scientifically evaluated work method which prevents and reduces alcohol-related violence and injuries in student pubs.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The results show that the sexual health in Sweden is good, 58% of the population report being satisfied with their sex life. Men to a higher extent than women (28% versus 18%) think they do not have sex often enough. More women than men (20% versus 10%) report having felt too tired or stressed to have sex.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The report is mainly intended for employees and decision-makers within county councils, municipalities, civil society organisations as well as relevant authorities and professional associations. The report aims to contribute with knowledge for health promotion and disease prevention work.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This is a report on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and STI prevention among young people and young adults (16-29 years) living with HIV in Sweden. The report is based on a survey conducted in 2018. The starting point is the Public Health Agency of Sweden’s work on the national HIV strategy and the follow-up work on SRHR.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This information sheet describes preventive perspectives of smoke-free environments. It is aimed at you who communicate about smoke-free environments in your professional role e.g. at the county administrative board and municipality or in businesses that are responsible for maintaining a smoke-free environment.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The report describes Sweden’s work on containment of antibiotic resistance, characterised by long-term, structured measures and collaborations on local, national and international levels of many disciplines and sectors.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The brochure summarises the full report published on Sweden's long term work on containment of antibiotic resistance. Sweden has in an international perspective relatively low consumption of antibiotics and favourable resistance conditions.

  • SWEDRES 2001 pdf (1,5 MB)

    Author: Smittskyddsinstitutet

    SWEDRES 2001 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • SWEDRES 2002 pdf (1,1 MB)

    Author: Smittskyddsinstitutet

    SWEDRES 2002 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • SWEDRES 2003 pdf (1,8 MB)

    Author: Smittskyddsinstitutet

    SWEDRES 2003 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • SWEDRES 2004 pdf (2 MB)

    Author: Smittskyddsinstitutet

    SWEDRES 2004 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • SWEDRES 2005 pdf (1,2 MB)

    Author: Smittskyddsinstitutet

    SWEDRES 2005 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • SWEDRES 2006 pdf (2 MB)

    Author: Smittskyddsinstitutet

    SWEDRES 2006 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • SWEDRES 2007 pdf (1,8 MB)

    Author: Smittskyddsinstitutet

    SWEDRES 2007 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • SWEDRES 2008 pdf (2,6 MB)

    Author: Smittskyddsinstitutet

    SWEDRES 2008 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • SWEDRES 2009 pdf (5,2 MB)

    Author: Smittskyddsinstitutet

    SWEDRES 2009 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • SWEDRES 2010 pdf (8,9 MB)

    Author: Smittskyddsinstitutet

    SWEDRES 2010 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • SWEDRES 2011 pdf (12,2 MB)

    Author: Smittskyddsinstitutet

    Swedres-Svarm 2011 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • Swedres-Svarm 2012 pdf (4,7 MB)

    Author: Smittskyddsinstitutet

    Swedres-Svarm 2012 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • Swedres-Svarm 2013 pdf (4,7 MB)

    Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten och Statens veterinärmedicinska anstalt

    Swedres-Svarm 2013 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • Swedres-Svarm 2014 pdf (4,9 MB)

    Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Swedres-Svarm 2014 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • Swedres-Svarm 2015 pdf (11,4 MB)

    Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Swedres-Svarm 2015 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • Swedres-Svarm 2016 pdf (8,5 MB)

    Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Swedres-Svarm 2016 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten, SVA

    Swedres-Svarm 2017 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten, SVA

    Swedres-Svarm 2018 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • Swedres-Svarm 2019 pdf (13,4 MB)

    Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Swedres-Svarm 2019 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten, SVA

    Swedres-Svarm 2020 shows statistics on antibiotic sales and antibiotic resistance in bacteria from both humans and animals. The report is a co-production between the Public Health Agency of Sweden the National Veterinary Institute (SVA).

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This information is aimed at those who sell or intend to start selling medium-strong beer or tobacco. The information is about the age limit of 18 years for the sale of medium-strong beer and tobacco, and about the municipality's option to conduct test purchases in order to test the procedures for age control at points-of-sale.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This leaflet informs you about what these test purchases entail for those who sell of folköl (low-alcohol beer 2.8% or 3.5% percent by volume), tobacco and non-prescription medicinal products.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The high-containment laboratory at the Public Health Agency of Sweden in Solna is the only biosafety level 4 (BSL-4) facility in the Nordic countries and one of few in Europe. This brochure describes the facility and the services it provides.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This is a technical report that provides details about the study of the infection fatality rate of covid-19 in Stockholm. The study is also summarized in an accompanying report in Swedish.

  • Author: Smittskyddsinstitutet

    This report summarizes the influenza A(H1N1)2009 pandemic in Sweden between April 24, 2009 and May 23, 2010. The report is based on data from the various surveillance systems used during the pandemic. The systems are presented in some detail to facilitate the reader’s understanding of the quality of the presented data.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The prevalence of overweight and obesity among children 6–9 years old is high and increases with age. These results were obtained from a survey of a representative sample in Sweden.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    A poster with useful information about the vaccination against COVID-19 – for children, adolescents and parents.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Useful information for parents about vaccination against measles, mumps, and rubella within the Swedish vaccination programme.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This factsheet is intended for parents, guardians and young people. It contains information on the vaccination against COVID-19 for children aged 12 or older.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Information to parents about HPV and vaccination. HPV is a very infectious virus that can lead to cancer later in life. As from August 2020 all children in year 5 are offered vaccination against HPV in school. Girls have been offered this before. For boys this applies to those born in 2009 or later.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Information for parents about vaccination against rotavirus infection in the Swedish vaccination programme. Rotavirus infection is a highly contagious stomach disease that can be serious for young children. Vaccinating the child is the most effective protection against the infection.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    The poster talking about why it is important to get vaccinated against covid-19 and who is offered free vaccination. You can still get vaccinated even if you are not a Swedish citizen and don’t have an ID document, a Swedish national insurance number, or a coordination number.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Information for parents that describes the illnesses that are part of the vaccination programme for children and gives an overview of the vaccinations given within the child health centre and the student health services.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This factsheet provides information on how to get vaccinated if you do not have an ID document, a personal identity number or coordination number.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Factsheet informing about the new rules for the selling of tobacco that come into force on 1 July 2019. Wholesalers who wish to sell tobacco products to parties other than consumers must now apply for a permit from the municipality in order to do so.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    This report outlines how the Public Health Agency of Sweden organizes and investigates changes to national vaccination programmes. The main target group of the English version of the report is National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs) and their Secretariats in other countries.

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten

    Fact sheet about the new rules for the selling of tobacco products that come into force on 1 July 2019. Retailers who wish to sell tobacco products to consumers must now apply for a permit from the municipality in order to do so.