Health and care

Healthcare personel holding a patients' hand

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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Challenges and Opportunities: Furthering A Rights Based Approach to HIV

By State Secretary Cecilie Brein-Karlsen

International seminar on air pollution and health

"The fight against air pollution and short lived climate pollutants in developing countries is a priority area for Norway. We want to see more attention given to this issue internationally, including by the world’s health authorities, State Secretary Hans Brattskar said in his opening statement at an international seminar on air pollution and health in Oslo on 20 March 2014.

mHealth meeting with WHO and ITU

By State Secretary Cecilie Brein-Karlsen

Global Health: The Global Burden of Cervical Cancer

State Secretary Hans Brattskar's intervention at a seminar at the Norwegian Storting on 17 March 2014.

Improving Health through Foreign Policy

State Secretary Hans Brattskar's speech at the the launch conference of the report of the Lancet - University of Oslo Commission on Global Governance for Health in Oslo 11 February 2014.

Address at the Norad Conference 2013

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, dedicated his address to results in health and education at the Norad Conference 2013.

New Way to Finance Health in World's Less Developed Nations

Results-Based Financing can get 20 percent more health care with same funds. Countries and major donors including Norway are changing the way they finance maternal and child, malaria, tuberculosis and hiv/Aids health programs in low-income countries to increase their impact.

Follow the Meeting of the Parties to the European Protocol on water and health

Leaders from health and environment in Europe meets to discuss water and health safety challenges in the region from November 25th to 27th.

NCD-Strategy

For the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of four noncommunicable diseases: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, COPD and cancer.

Together – against cancer

Our ambition is that the National Cancer Strategy 2013-2017 shall form a foundation upon which the high level of quality in Norwegian cancer care can become even better. Compared with other countries, we have good surv ival statistics for several cancers. At the same time, we know that there are great challenges relating to certain cancer types, and too many individuals still die of cancer.

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Contact information

Ministry of Health and Care Services

Telephone: +47 22 24 90 90

Address

Universitetsgata 2.
Postboks 8011 Dep
0030 Oslo

Contact information

Ministry of Health and Care Services

Telephone: +47 22 24 90 90

Address

Universitetsgata 2.
Postboks 8011 Dep
0030 Oslo