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Programme for February 15th

Last updated: 24.02.2012 //

Global Health in Foreign, Development and Domestic Policy
February 15th at Norwegian Knowledge Centre for Health Services,
Pilestredet Park 7, inngang Stensberggata Moderator: Nita Kapoor, Fredskorpset

10.30-11.30

Launch of the white paper

Global Health in Foreign and Development Policy
Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr Støre:
The outline of the white paper, including women’s and children’s health
Minister of Health and Care Services Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen: Reduction of the disease burden, including prevention and non-communicable diseases Minister of Environment and International Development Erik Solheim:
Promotion of human security through health and the link between climate and health
Comments on the white paper by Dr. Margaret Chan, Director General WHO,
Ms. Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda, General Secretary YWCA and
David Bloom, Professor of Economics and Demography, Harvard School of Public Health

11.30-12.30

A light lunch will be served

12.30-14.45

Seminar: Role of Women and Women’s Health in Economic Development Chairs: Tore Godal and Villa Kulild

Role of Women in the Norwegian Economy Introduction: Hilde Singsaas, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Finance Panellists: Roger Bjørnstad, Principal Economist, Econ Pöyry Management Consulting and Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Oslo

Role of Women’s Health in Economic Development Introduction: David Bloom Panellists: Ole Fridtjof Nordheim, Professor Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Reidar Lie, Head of Department, Department of Philosophy, University of Bergen and Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda, World YWCA

General discussion

14.45-15.00

Perspectives and observations on the way forward: Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland


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