Ministry of Health and Care Services

Ingvild Kjerkol (Lab.)

Minister of Health and Care services

The Ministry of Health and Care Services (HOD) is responsible for providing good and equal health and care services for the population of Norway. The ministry directs these services by means of a comprehensive legislation, annual budgetary allocations and through various governmental institutions.
Illustrasjonsfoto av helsepersonell

The Healthcare Personnel Commission delivers its report

Press release 02/02/2023

On Thursday 2 February, the Minister of Health and Care Services, Ingvild Kjerkol, delivered the Healthcare Personnel Commission’s report titled Time to Act: Personnel in a sustainable health and care service.

Stilisert bilde av ulike kvinner

Women’s Health Commission submits report

News story 16/03/2023

The Minister of Health and Care Services, Ingvild Kjerkol, received the Norwegian Official Report (NOU), titled “The Big Difference: On Women’s Health in Norway and Why Sex and Gender Matter” from the Women’s Health Comission.

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Norway will take the lead in European public health cooperation

News story 17/02/2023

The EU has invested 75 million euros into public health, and has asked Norway to lead this project.

Lossing av medisinsk utstyr på Gardermoen

Norway sends medicines and medical supplies to Syria

News story 17/02/2023

Norway donates medicines, medical infrastructure, and medical supplies to Syria. The donation has a value of NOK 11 million (approximately USD 1 million).


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