The Directorate of Health is a specialist body both in the area of public health and living conditions and in the area of health services.
Norwegian Board of Health Supervision has the overall responsibility for the supervision of health and social services in Norway.
The Norwegian Institute of Public Health monitors the health of the population and works to improve general health by focusing on health promotion and the prevention of disease.
The Norwegian System of Patient Injury Compensation, NPE, is a public agency under the Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services.
The Patients’ Injury Compensation Board is appointed by the Norwegian crown and the government and consists of five permanent members, each with two deputies.
The Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board is an independent body consisting of 21 members appointed by the Norwegian government.
The Norwegian Medicines Agency (NoMA) is the national, regulatory authority for new and existing medicines and the supply chain.
The National Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research is an independent research institute.
The Norwegian Scientific Committe for Food Safety was established by the Ministry of Health on 1 April 2004 when the administration of food saftey in Norway was reorganised.
The Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority is the government authority for radiation protection and nuclear saftey.
The Labour and Welfare Service is responsible for safeguarding people`s rights under the social security insurance and benefit schemes.
The Norwegian Food Safety Authority is the government supervisory body for food safety.
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