Institution identification


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Institution full name and acronym

Department of Chronic Diseases, Pharmacoepidemiologic Research Group, Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH)

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EU Institution/Body/Agency
Laboratory/Research/Testing facility

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ENCePP partner

Institution description
The Pharmacoepi Research Unit at the Dept Chronic Diseases,at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) is the largest pharmacoepi research entity in Norway with 8 fulltime research scientists. We have long experience in using Norwegian and Nordic high-quality population-based health registers in our research. NIPH run the Norwegian Prescription Database (NorPD),a nationwide prescription database and also has 10 other nationwide health registers in-house,i.e. the Norwegian Medical Birth Registry,Cause of death registry and large population-based health surveys.
Institution details
Experience with collecting data directly from individual patients or respondents:
Interest in carrying out research that is funded by pharmaceutical companies: