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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WHO Regional Director for Europe, Ms Zsuzsanna Jakab, meets with the Minister of Health and Care Services of Norway, Mr Bent Høie, in Geneva, Switzerland on the sidelines of the Sixty-seventh World Health Assembly, 19–24 May 2014.

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Ministry of health

Ministry of Health and Care Services
Teatergata 9
Postboks 8011 Dep
Oslo 0030
Tel.: +47 22 24 90 90
Fax: +47 22 24 95 75

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