Government administration in the fields of child welfare, health and social services

Below is a list of links to the most important government bodies in the fields of child welfare, health and social services

Links to other government institutions and the Storting

Overview of health and social services

Ministry of Health and Care Services - subjects

Health and social statistics

Statistics Norway http://www.ssb.no/en/

On the web site: Nordic Welfare DataBASE
NOMESCO (Nordic Medico Statistical Committee) 

A useful collection of comparable health statistics for the Nordic countries is to be found in NOMESCO’s publication Health Statistics in the Nordic Countries.

The statistics cover the following topics:

  • population and fertility
  • morbidity, medical treatment, accidents and medicine
  • mortality and causes of death.

The publication also contains useful, updated text in English about:

  • Organization of health services
  • Current and future changes in the health services
  • Organization and responsibility for the health sector
  • Supervision of health services
  • Charges for health care.

On the web site: Nordic Welfare DataBASE
NOSOSCO (Nordic Social Statistical Committee)

A useful collection of comparable social statistics for the Nordic countries.

Links to reports in English

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