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.
Top storyNew course builds “soft skills” for greater health equity and well-being in policy
On 8–10 June 2016, WHO/Europe held the first "flagship" course on Equity in Health in All Policies (eHiAP). The course is designed to build capacity in the "soft skills" needed to bridge policies and sectors to ensure greater health equity and well-being.
- Celebrating the contribution of migrants to communities across Europe
- Workshop on law and tobacco control in Europe: domestic, regional and international legal issues
- Regions for Health Network in action: study visit from Varna Region to Ostfold
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