Talsperson/pressekontakt: L. H. Landro +47 455 17 894

HEALTH

Winter can get very cold in Norway. Great advice on how to get dressed is available here (several languages).

Below you’ll find information about the Norwegian healthcare system, and links to doctors, healthcare professionals, and healthcare offices who specialise in treating refugees and immigrants.

Healthcare centre for paperless immigrants (Oslo)

The Church City Mission and the Red Cross run a healthcare centre for paperless immigrants. Information about the centre is available in several different languages, such as English, French, Arabic, Tigrinya, Persian, and Pashto (click on desired language).

Here you’ll find information in various languages.

Paramedical workshop (Oslo)

The Church City Mission arranges activities focusing on preventive healthcare in a multicultural context. Activities include things such as cooking, physical activities and handicrafts. Their website is available in Norwegian and English (click on the desired language).

Telephone number: 23060380

Email: firmapost.pmv@skbo.no

Address: Motzfeldtsgate 1

Here you’ll find an overview of employees and their contact information, which is also available in English.

Healthcare centre for newly arrived refugees (Bergen)

Here you’ll find the website of the healthcare centre for newly arrived refugees in Bergen (Note: Information is only available in Norwegian).

Telephone number: 05556

Healthcare for paperless immigrants (Bergen)

Free healthcare (nurses, doctors and other healthcare professionals) for paperless refugees/immigrants. Their website is available in Norwegian and English (click on the desired language).

Telephone number: 40049094

Healthcare for refugees and immigrants (Trondheim)

Free healthcare (medical secretaries, doctors, nurses, midwives, physiotherapists, psychiatric nurses) for refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants. Interpreting is offered. Here you’ll find their website (Note: Only in Norwegian).

Telephone number: 72547080

Address:  Schwachsgt. 1

Email: flyktningehelse@trondheim.kommune.no

 10 tips for you – the patient

Here you’ll find the information brochure “10 tips for you – the patient”. It’s a guide for patients in Norway. The brochure is available in English, Arabic, French, Somali, and Urdu (choose from the list of languages and download the PDF in your desired language).

Links for the hearing impaired

There are various initiatives for the hearing impaired in Norway, in terms of health, social life and general counselling.

Here you’ll find information about the guidance office for the hearing impaired in Oslo. They offer a range of services, such as guidance regarding work, education, arts and culture, and healthcare. You can get in touch with them by using the phone number 23478500.

Here you’ll find information about the public health nurse for the hearing impaired in Oslo. (Note: Only available in Norwegian).

Here you can get in touch with the medical practice at Sinsen in Oslo who specialise in hearing impairment. (OBS cannot create hyperlink! http://www.legenepåsinsen.no)

Here you’ll find the website for the Norwegian Association of the Deaf. Telephone number: 23310630. Email: post@doveforbundet.no. Address: Grensen 9 (Oslo).

Here you’ll find the website of the Oslo Association of the Deaf, and here you’ll find information about how to get in touch with them directly. Address: Fagerborggata 12 (Oslo).

Here you’ll find an overview of associations for the deaf and hearing impaired in other locations in Norway.

Ål folkehøgskole has a programme for deaf and hearing-impaired people who need to learn Norwegian and other subjects in sign language. At Ål folkehøgskole room and board will be covered by UDI in the same manner as people living in reception centres. Here is their website and here you’ll find their contact information. They also have a Facebook Page which you can view here.

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