Women in Global Health Norway

Welcome to Women in Global Health Norway, the national chapter part of the global movement - Women in Global Health (WGH) that is bringing together all genders and backgrounds to achieve gender equality in global health leadership.


  • ingrid-tiegland---covid-5050-interview-6 Q&A "The status quo is not only unfair, but also unproductive" Sep. 6, 2021

    In this Q&A Interview, Ingrid Tiegland sits down with the WGH Norway COVID 50/50 Task force and shares how her background as a medical doctor has shaped her current work in two very different, but relevant industries - medical innovation and finance.

  • Image may contain: Font, Parallel, Advertising, Poster, Brand. New Policy Action Paper Launched June 17, 2021

    A new World Health Organization (WHO) Policy Action Paper was recently launched by the WHO’s Global Health Workforce Network’s Gender Equity Hub, in collaboration with Women in Global Health (WGH).

5 facts about gender equality in Norway

WGH Campaigns (global)

2021 has been designated as the International Year of Health and Care Workers (YHCW) in appreciation and gratitude for the dedication that health and care workers have shown especially in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Gender Equal Health and Care Workforce Initiative (GEHCWI) sees the YHCW as an opportunity for involved sectors to drive policy action to achieve the visionary agenda for women’s rights and empowerment outlined in Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

Presenting the GEHCWI (PDF)

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Gender Equal Health and Care Workforce Initiative Photo: Women in Global Health

Other ongoing campaigns

To find out more about the global movement, visit the main WGH website.

Articles & Reports

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Leader: Ingeborg K. Haavardsson

Communications: Gabriella Rodriguez

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