Barents Health Conference 2013

The general secretary of the Norwegian Barents Secretariat, Rune Rafaelsen and the Director of Northern Norway Regional Health Authority, Lars Vorland warmly welcome you to Kirkenes 12th  and 13th of September to take part in the conference that deals with important aspects of health and social issues in the Barents region, in the past, present and future.

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The conference will shed light on and provide information about health and social related challenges in the High North that might followthe new industrialization; migration, climatic changes and pollution. There will be a focus on how we can secure welfare and health for the population under the changes that will come.

The conference is divided in three parts: Past, present and future and will be divided in three subject areas a) Primary health care andhospital cooperation b) health and social challenges due to industrialization

The conference will have a strong multilateral profile.


Norwegian Barents Secretariat
Po box 276
NO-9915 Kirkenes

Visitors address:
Rådhusgata 8, Kirkenes.

Twitter: @BarentsSec

Telefon: +47 78 97 70 50

Russian offices

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Murmansk Office
Arkhangelsk Office
Nenets Office

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About us

The Norwegian Barents secretariat aims at improving the Norwegian-Russian relations by promoting cross border cooperation.

The Secretariat is also a center of compentence for Norwegian-Russian relations and for regional cross border cooperation.