Nordic network On Non-Specific Effects of vaccines and childhood morbidity

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Are we similar? Number of childhood infections treated at hospitals in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden
In this study, we looked at the number of hospital contacts of children up to 14 years old in the Nordic countries that were related to infectious diseases. We used national health registers and looked at both inpatient and outpatient contacts.

About the project

Childhood morbidity and potential non-specific effects of the childhood vaccination programmes in the Nordic countries.

The main aim of this project is to examine if vaccines can affect the health of children in Nordic Countries, besides the protection offered against the targeted diseases. It is a Nordic research project running from 2017 to September 2023 and it is funded by NordForsk.

January 8th 2019

Project Partners

The project have partners from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland.