The Public Health Agency of Sweden is an expert authority with responsibility for public health issues at a national level. The Agency develops and supports activities to promote health, prevent illness and improve preparedness for health threats. Our vision statement: a public health that strengthens the positive development of society.
An important basis for all public health work is collecting and analysing data from different sources. This is why the Public Health Agency of Sweden monitors the health status continuously to ensure the early detection of changes in the population. The work includes receiving reports of communicable diseases and monitoring the occurrence of diseases in general. Within the scope of our mission, we also develop effective systems to monitor public health and the factors that affect the health of the population. Another important task is to monitor the impact of the vaccination programme.The Public Health Agency of Sweden is a government agency accountable to the Government (Ministry of Health and Social Affairs).
The university undergoes research on Microbiology, Diagnostics and Bio-risk management; Communicable Disease Control and Preparedness; good publications at Alcohol issues in daily healthcare; Alcohol affordability and cross-border trade in alcohol; Antibiotics and Antimicrobial resistance; Child and Adolescent health; Communicable diseases; Drug abuse; Environmental health; Infection control; Suicide prevention.
The university undergo statistics of group J stands for Infectious Diseases and J01 for Antibacterials for systemic use. Antibiotics can also occur in other groups such as D = Skin and A07 = anti-diarrheal agents. Search ATC code via FASS.se for prescribers. The denominator per 1 000 population includes those people who are registered in the respective areas, eg a selected county or municipality. Antibiotics Sales of inpatient requisition includes all sales within the selected area.