WHA70th - Norway's Minister: "WHO must stay its course"
During the General discussion at the World Health Assembly on 23 May 2017 the Norwegian Minister of Health and Care Services, Mr Bent Høie held a statement focusing on strenghtening health systems in the era of sustainable development.
Food & Health & Climate: EAT launches new regional forum
On 24 May 2017, Norway co-hosted a launch in support of EAT and Indonesia’s new Asia-Pacific Food Forum, which will address the interconnected challenges of food, health and environmental sustainability facing the world’s most populous region.
Member States Convene for the 70th World Health Assembly
The governing body of the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Health Assembly commenced on 22 May 2017. For nearly two weeks, member states will discuss global health issues, and how the WHO should address these.
EduApp4Syria: Tech tool to help children in conflict continue learning
Norway recently launched a new learning tool to make it possible for children to learn to read in areas where schools have been bombed and teachers and families have been forced to flee.
Norwegian Director new chair of CERF Advisory Group
Norwegian Director for Section of Humanitarian Affairs, Leni Stenseth, takes on the position as Chair of the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) Advisory Group for 2017-2018