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Nordic Council of Ministers for Health and Social Affairs (MR-S)

The Nordic governments' co-operation within the social and health care sector is led by the Nordic ministers for health and social affairs who make up MR-S. Nordic co-operation within the social and health care area is based on common values which constitute the basis of the Nordic welfare model.

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Nordisk Ministerråd
Ved stranden 18,
1061 København K


 Name   Function   Nationality 
Agathe Fontain Minister Greenlandic
Annika Saarikko Minister Finnish
Annika Strandhäll Minister of Social Affairs Swedish
Anniken Hauglie Minister of Labour and Social Affairs: Norwegian
Åsa Regnér Minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality Swedish
Ásmundur Einar Daðason Minister of Social Affairs & Gender Equality Icelandic
Bent Høie Minister of Health & Care Services Norwegian
Ellen Trane Nørby Minister Danish
Eyðgunn Samuelsen Minister of Social Affairs Faroese
Mai Mercado Minister Danish
Pirkko Mattila Minister Finnish
Sara Olsvig Minister Greenlandic
Sirið Stenberg Minister of Health Faroese
Solveig Horne Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion Norwegian
Svandís Svavarsdóttir Minister of Health Icelandic
Thyra Frank Minister Danish
Wille Valve Minister of Social Affairs & Health Ålandic


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