Tagged: health

Pictorial health warnings on tobacco products in Norway

By July 1, 2011 all cigarette packs in Norway shall carry a pictorial health warning, writes the Norwegian Government on its website. “Research shows that pictorial warnings are far more efficient than textual warnings....

Norway drops in European healthcare ranking

Norway drops again in annual European healthcare ranking but manages to keep in top 10 Norway lost two positions among the healthcare systems of Europe when the 2009 Euro Health Consumer Index (EHCI) was presented today, Sept....

Facing future health care needs in Oslo

The 6th international workshop on Wearable Micro and Nanosystems for Personalised Health will be held in Oslo, 24-26 June 2009. This year’s workshop will focus how to face the health care needs in the...

Working together to improve child and maternal health

Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg met Bill and Melinda Gates today to discuss international health, the role of the private sector in the fight against poverty, and how the international financial crisis is affecting the...

Health data from 20 countries collected in Oslo

  Health professionals in more than 20 African and Asian countries are registering information using computer software and a database coordinated by the University of Oslo. This may lead to improved health services for...

Nordic delegation to Barents Conference

  Parliamentarians from Norway, Finland, Iceland, Russia and Sweden are set to attend the fourth Barents Parliamentary Conference in Syktyvkar, Russia, 26-27 May. The main themes will be indigenous peoples, the environment and the...