Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway Attends the Opening of the Blue Cross Treatment Center Slemdal

On the 27th of January, 2015, the Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg, joined the Blue Cross of Norway at the official opening ceremony of a new treatment center in the Slemdal neighborhood of Oslo. General Secretary of BC Norway, Jan Elverum, said that “In recent years, the Blue Cross (Norway) has been forced to downsize treatment. We now see a new development, which is very... read more

IFBC Receives ZEWO Certification

In December 2014 the International Blue Cross received the ZEWO seal of approval. ZEWO is the Swiss certification body for charitable Organizations that collect donations. The seal of approval stands for: - dedicated, efficient and effective use of resources - transparent information and significant accounting - independent and appropriate control structures - open communication and fair... read more


Anne Babb
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Anne Babb

How can we influence alcohol policy?

23 March 2015 - There are Christian organisations and churches around the world and Christians are involved in all sectors of society with a variety of jobs, roles and positions. WHO has given a mandate to all bodies, even those without a stake, to work towards reducing alcohol related harm. With our networks we are powerful when we work together and understand the challenge. What is the challenge? There are many challenges. Europeans drink more alcohol per capita than anybody else in the world. (11 litres per capita). Working days lost due to alcohol, accidents and harm to others due to alcohol are at the top part of the list. Did you realise that... Read more

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