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About the National Institute of Public Health's collaboration with other countries to strengthen public health preparedness internationally.
Since autumn 2013, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) has made efforts to put global health preparedness on the agenda in Norway and internationally.
In the Global Health Preparedness Programme, we are dependent on working closely with several partners to succeed in strengthening health preparedness.
To support initiatives that will benefit all countries we are engaged in activities to strengthen global health security through a number of international organisations.
The Norwegian Institute of Public Health works together with the Ghana Health Service and the WHO Country Office to strengthen capacities to prevent, detect and respond to public health events.
Norway has partnered with Malawi and three other countries in peer-to-peer collaboration projects to strengthen health preparedness.
NIPH has since 2015 partnered with health authorities in Moldova to support building a more resilient health system that is better prepared for potential future public health crisis.
The Norwegian Institute of Public Health is collaborating with Palestinian health authorities in a collaboration project aiming to strengthen health preparedness capacities.
The Covid-19 pandemic has shown the vulnerabilities of all countries, and the potential strength of working together to find solutions.
In March 2020, NIPH has quickly readjusted support for International Health Regulation Regulations long-term implementation projects in four partner countries to support COVID-19 response.
A meeting of the European Public Health Institutes highlighted a successful collaboration between Norway and Moldova.
NIPH is collaborating with Public Health England to support the implementation of a new environmental epidemiology module for the Ghana Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Programme.
Palestinian visitors were in May shown how Norway work with risk communication, infection control, disease surveillance and laboratory safety, and experiences were shared between the two countries.
The first meeting in the GHSA action package on surveillance was held in Tbilisi, Georgia, March 26–28. Support to enable detection and response to infectious diseases worldwide was on the agenda.
A One Health round table was held in Accra in February on preventing and controlling zoonotic diseases, with technical experts from the Ghanaian veterinary, health, wildlife and forestry services.
Around 20 Moldovan health practitioners were gathered in Chisinau to be trained in a new system to monitor prevalence of healthcare associated infections and antibiotic use in Moldovan hospitals.