Tagged: World Health Organization

Youth drinking down

Young Norwegians drink and smoke less, WHO survey finds M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Young Norwegians of school age now drink less alcohol and smoke less than ever, according to a recent survey conducted...

Efforts for women produce results

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and Special Adviser Tore Godal from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have been included on a list of the 100 most inspiring people with regard to UN Millennium Development...

Prepare pandemic plans, oil industry hears

  Norwegian oil companies have been instructed to ready their “pandemic plans” for personnel going offshore or arriving from overseas missions, it was understood Monday. Surgical masks are to be donned by helicopter pilots...

Støre speaks at CSIS in Washington DC on World Health Day

On April 7 the CSIS Global Health Policy Center in Washington D.C. held a luncheon with Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jonas Gahr Støre. “Norway has been a long time visionary,” said moderator Lisa Carty, Deputy Director and Senior Adviser...

Brundtland speaks at the the University of Idaho

Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, former prime minister of Norway and former director of the World Health Organization (WHO), will provide the keynote address for the University of Idaho’s 2009 Borah Symposium on Tuesday April...