University of Oslo launches research cooperation on global health and foreign policy

09 December 2010

The Global Health field is creating new ways of collaborating, financing and
transferring technology from industrialized to developing countries. LEVE's
Working Group "Health as Foreign Policy" will lead the start-up of a new
research cooperation which aims to map and exchange knowledge between the
fields of global health and foreign policy.


Norway's Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre launched the research initiative
at Harvard Kennedy School of Government on December 6th, 2010.

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Helseforskning gir drahjelp til utenrikspolitikken - nytt forskningssamarbeid
for LEVE (article on the LEVE web pages, text in Norwegian only)
http://www.leve.uio.no/aktuelt/nyheter/2010/helseforskning-og-utenrikspolitikk-des10.html

Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre's speech at the Harvard Kennedy School of
Government (manuscript at the web pages of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign
Affairs)
http://www.regjeringen.no/nb/dep/ud/aktuelt/taler_artikler/utenriksministeren/2010/helse_harvard.html?id=627344#

Video of Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre's speech (at the Institute of
Politics web pages, Harvard University)
http://www.iop.harvard.edu/Multimedia-Center/All-Videos/Global-Health-Diplomacy

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