Ministry of Health and Care Services

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Publisher Ministry 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.

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Høie in UN:

Drug use is a health issue

This week the world has gathered in New York during the UN’s Special Session on drugs (UNGASS2016), to discuss the way forward on drug policy.

World No Tobacco Day:

Towards a tobacco-free generation

2016-05-31: Plain packaging was the theme for World No Tobacco Day. Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie marked the occasion together with WHO, the Norwegian Cancer Society and representatives from United Kingdom and Australia.

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About the ministry

Documents

National health preparedness plan

The aim of the national health preparedness plan is to provide a comprehensive overview of the health and care sector’s preparedness, including preparedness for various social services. The plan constitutes the basis for how the health sector handles all types of crises and disasters.

Dementia Plan 2020

The care services of tomorrow must be designed and developed together with users, patients and close family members in cooperation with volunteers, non-profit organisations and private actors, and they must be based on sound expertise, effective management and multidisciplinary cooperation.

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Phone: +47 22 24 90 90
Address: Postboks 8011 Dep, 0030 Oslo
Visitor address: Teatergata 9,