Public Health Agency of Sweden
Dr Tegnell is the state epidemiologist in Sweden and the head of the department of Monitoring and evaluation at NPA. The responsibility includes AMR issues and HIV prevention and the general surveillance and control of communicable diseases at national level. Before the position he was responsible for a department of the National Board of Health and Welfare dealing with knowledge management, developing guidelines and recommendations in all of the Boards areas of responsibility. The National Board of Health and Welfare is a government agency under the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, with a very wide range of activities and many different duties within the fields of social services, health and medical services, environmental health, communicable disease prevention and epidemiology. In the past he has been responsible for the development of the Swedish preparedness plan for a flu pandemic, for the Swedish national vaccination-programme and the work with AMR and HAI with focus on regulatory issues and supervision.
Public Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Epedimology