Gro Harlem Brundtland

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Brundtland, Gro Harlem

(bro͝ont`länd), 1939–, Norwegian political leader. She worked as a physician in the national health service until appointed (1974) minister of the environment. She became deputy leader of the Norwegian Labor party (1975) and was elected to parliament in 1977. Prime minister briefly in 1981, she resigned after an election setback and later gained recognition as chair of the World Commission on Environment and Development. In 1986–89 and 1990–96, she was again prime minister, leading minority governments. From 1998 to 2003 she served as director-general of the World Health Organization.
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Director-General Brundtland, in August, at the World Conference on Smoking OR Health in Chicago issued a number of challenges to us.
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Meeting with Ministers and farming representatives* Visits to the Commission: May 3, Joe Brog (Maltese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shoichi Nakagawa (Japanese minister of Agriculture, Juan Costa Climent (Spanish Financial Secretary of State), delegation of the economic and technical commission of the Deutscher Bundestag; May 6, Driess Basri (Moroccan Home Affairs Minister, Gro Harlem Brundtland (Director-General of the World Health Organisation; May 7, Schengen Committee of the Italian Chamber of Deputies.
The recently appointed Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Gro Harlem Brundtland, addressed the key challenges facing WHO in the approaching millenium.
Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland - director general of the World Health Organisation, which issued the figures - said: "Could the contrast between the haves and have-nots be more starkly illustrated ?
Ms Short, who was joined at the news conference by Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland, director-general of the World Health Organisation, added: "Diseases such as HIV and Aids, tuberculosis and malaria pose a massive threat to the health gains of the past 50 years, and in many developing countries are cutting life expectancy.
More significantly though, Mrs Brundtland appealed to the European Commissioner covering Health, Padraig Flyn, to increase the level of co-operation between WHO and the EU quoting from Article 129 of the Amsterdam Treaty which calls upon the EU to do more for public health.
WHO director general Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland said: "The cruel irony is that we know how to save thousands of people and are ready to do it.
We are mourning Mary Lou and Jonathan," a tearful Ms Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Norwegian Prime Minister who took over as WHO director-general last July, told 200 staff who attended the impromptu ceremony.
Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland, of the World Health Organisation, said: "Victory is in sight.
Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland of WHO, said: "There is wide variation in performance, even among countries with similar income and expenditure.