In Norway, the organizational structure of the health care system is built on the principle of equal access to services: all inhabitants should have the same opportunities to access health services, regardless of social or economic status and geographic location. An updated policy to reduce children’s exposure to advertising practices relating to unhealthy foods has been developed by the Norwegian Government and is now subject to public consultation.
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During the evening of November 25, Piro, a young architect from Tirana, Albania, had just finished setting up the Christmas tree at his home. "I fixed it firmly so it could survive an earthquake," he joked with his fiancée. A few hours later, just before dawn, a massive jolt shook their building. The strong 6.4 magnitude earthquake that struck Western Albania lasted for nearly 30 seconds.
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