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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Lee, a South Korean will begin a five-year term July 21, succeeding Gro Harlem Brundtland, who has been director general since 1998.
In 1987, a global commission headed by Norway's Gro Harlem Brundtland, then prime minister and now director general of the World Health Organization, talked of the urgency of turning to sustainable economic development.
Another registered partnership, the Healthy Environments for Children initiative, introduced by World Health Organization director-general Gro Harlem Brundtland, seeks to improve children's health on several fronts: increased access to fresh water, better hygiene, improved sanitation, and reduced exposure to air pollution and disease vectors such as malaria-transmitting mosquitoes.
Informal quotas have existed since 1981, when the country's first woman prime minister, Gro Harlem Brundtland, took office.
It forces us to reach beyond our notions of what is acceptable and comfortable -- to challenge notions that acts of violence are simply matters of family privacy, individual choice, or inevitable facts of life,'' WHO Director General Gro Harlem Brundtland said in a press release.
author, Gro Harlem Brundtland, was the first female Prime Minister of Norway, and is currently director-general of the World Health Organization, the first woman elected to head a major U.
Gro Harlem Brundtland, the WHO director, says such marketing is the "most pervasive and pernicious form," connecting athletic achievement to a health risk.
Nakajima got his second term, but in 1998, with WHO morale and reputation at an all-time low, he was replaced by Gro Harlem Brundtland.
We have seen no evidence that tobacco companies are capable of self- regulation," said Gro Harlem Brundtland, director-general of the World Health Organisation.
Gro Harlem Brundtland, director-general of WHO, at the inauguration of the Lyon office.
Victory over the poliovirus is within sight,'' said WHO Director General Gro Harlem Brundtland.
The prospects of intervening to prevent death in developing countries have never been better," says Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland, Director-General of WHO.