Quotes by Norwegian authors


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"Women's health is one of WHO's highest priorities"
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"When public and private sectors combine intellectual and other resources, more can be achieved"
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"We have seen SARS stopped dead in its tracks"
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"This syndrome, SARS, is now a worldwide health threat... The world needs to work together to find its cause, cure the sick and stop its spread"
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"The burden of disease falls on the poor"
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"Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in women"
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"That the AIDS pandemic is threatening sustainable development in Africa only reinforces the reality that health is at the center of sustainable development"
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"Today osteoporosis affects more than 75 million people in the United States, Europe and Japan and causes more than 2.3 million fractures in the USA and Europe alone"
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"Osteoporosis, as the third threat, is particularly attributable to women's physiology"
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"During my nearly five years as director-general of WHO, high-level policymakers have increasingly recognized that health is central to sustainable development"
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"Cancers of all types among women are increasing"
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"A safe and nutritionally adequate diet is a basic individual right and an essential condition for sustainable development, especially in developing countries"
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"Adventure is just bad planning"
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"I'm 16 now, I was 15 when it happened... and the encryption code wasn't in fact written by me, but written by the German member. There seems to be a bit of confusion about that part"
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"I don't have the identity of any of them. I only had the nicks that they used on Internet Relay Chat"
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"We knew that they would probably go after someone"
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"Well, the biggest Norwegian newspaper regarded this as an arrest, since they hadn't told us that they were coming and they brought me in. So the biggest Norwegian newspaper looked upon that as an arrest"
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"As the only woman, I was able to sit with the officers in front, with a glass of vodka in one hand and a cucumber in the other. That's how I went to my first war"
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"When I decided to stay in Iraq, I decided to take the fear out of my body and put it into a freezer"
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"If I leave, reality will devour me. Then they will all really be dead"
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"Our assistance in Somalia has been remarkably effective and successful, and we have helped with very small resources - a large group of people and we can now do even more"
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"In a world full of competing emergencies and disasters, it really helps if there is an international locomotive that can help us bring attention - help us bring resources"
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"I have been working, as emergency relief coordinator, on an international scale, very hard to build a wider alliance of partners in assistance efforts"
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"It is only the Somalis themselves - and I don't hide that fact when I meet the political leaders here - they themselves have to stop their old practices of fighting each other every time they have a problem. They have to learn how to do peaceful conflict resolution"
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"Although we have do not have adequate access to all parts of Darfur we do fortunately have humanitarian personnel, including staff from my own office, in each of the three provincial capitals of Darfur"
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"We have received credible reports that show a clear and consistent pattern: entire villages are looted, burned down and sometimes bombed. Large numbers of civilians have been killed and scores of women and children have been abducted, raped and tortured"
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"Secondly, the Government of Sudan should commit to the disarmament and control of the Janjaweed militia and ensure that the targeting of civilians ceases immediately"
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"I think the biggest challenge for Somalia has been the sense that it is a hopeless case of incomprehensible internal conflicts and there is nothing we can do"
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"I think now, we in the international community are belatedly wanting to show our solidarity with the Somali peoples and also do our best to help them move to better times"
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"Finally, I also come in recognition of the great work that has been undertaken by the NGOs and UN agencies that have been active for many years here, especially through the local staff and international staff here in Somaliland and in Somalia at large"
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