Global Health Section

The health section supports the implementation of the government’s White Paper on Global Health with a particular focus on women, youth and children’s health as well as the new health goals under the Sustainable Development Agenda.  

The health section provides technical advice on cost-effective interventions and strategies, result based financing, innovation and rights based approaches to health assistance. The section also covers a number of technical areas (health personnel, quality of care, and health system strengthening), and administers grants, conducts technical reviews and evaluates programmes to enhance quality of Norway’s development assistance for health. Lastly, the health section supports strategy and content to advocate for increased investment and accountability to enhance collective effectiveness in making a positive contribution to the lives of women, adolescent and children health.