The Ministry of Health and Care Services has chief responsibility for health policy, public health, health services, municipal services for the elderly and disabled, health legislation and parts of social legislation in Norway.
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[News story, Ministry of Health and Care Services, 25.11.2013]
Leaders from health and environment in Europe meets to discuss water and health safety challenges in the region from November 25th to 27th.
[Plan, Ministry of Health and Care Services, 06.09.2013]
For the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of four noncommunicable diseases: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, COPD and cancer.
[Report to the Storting, Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs, 03.05.2013]
Digital Agenda for Norway
[Plan, Ministry of Health and Care Services, 07.02.2013]
Our vision is a tobacco-free future – a future in which individuals and communities are no longer affected by tobacco's many harmful effects on health and where children and adults live healthier and longer lives.
[Article, Ministry of Health and Care Services, 11.12.2012]
NOU 2012: 17 Om kjærlighet og kjøletårn – Strafferettslige spørsmål ved alvorlige smittsomme sykdommer is the report of the Law Commission (‘the Commission’) appointed by the Norwegian goverment in December 2010 to conduct an inquiry and submit recommendations regarding issues surrounding criminalisation of transmission of a communicable disease that is hazardous to public health
[Article, Ministry of Health and Care Services, 09.10.2012]
The Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services in cooperation with the Nordic Council of Ministers wishes to invite Nordic and Baltic decision-makers from ministries with responsibilities in the fields of drinking water and sanitation, development and aid (for instance the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Ministry of Environment) , and their relevant subordinate agencies, to this seminar to be held the 7th and 8th of November 2012 in Oslo, Norway. The seminar is also linked to the programme of work of the UNECE/WHO-Europe Protocol on Water and Health.
[Plan, Ministry of Education and Research, 09.12.2011]
This strategy for biotechnology has its origin in the Government’s white paper on research, Climate for Research, (Report No. 30 (2008-2009) to the Storting) which states that a balanced strategy for basic research, industry-oriented research, innovation activity and commercialisation in the field of biotechnology is to be developed.
[Report, Ministry of the Environment, 03.06.2009]
Report of the "Outdoor Life and Mental Health" Nordic Project
[Plan, Ministry of Health and Care Services, 23.04.2007]
The comprehensive plan presents the main elements of the health and social sector's preparedness plan and the relationships among these elements.
[Plan, Ministry of Health and Care Services, 22.01.2007]
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