About us

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The Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Tick-borne diseases was established in 2014. The service is responsible for increasing and spreading up to date knowledge about tick-borne diseases, for the benefit of the health care services, patients and the general population in Norway.

Norwegian Tick Centre

  • We are organized as a unit at Sørlandet Hospital in southern Norway, and currently have four employees.
  • Our main goal is to systemize and distribute up to date knowledge about the etiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of tick-borne diseases.
  • We are not a treatment center, but offer advice and information to health care professionals, patients and the media.
  • We offer courses, training programs, workshops and lectures on tick-borne diseases.
  • We initiate, support, co-ordinate & participate in research programs.
  • We have established professional networks/reference groups and have initiated a European network on tick-borne diseases.
  • We are funded from the Ministry of Health and Care Services and Sørlandet Hospital.