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The Vice Mayor for Primary Health and Social Services



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Postal address

Rådhuset, Rådhusplassen 1, 0037 OSLO

Visitor address

Olav Vs gate 4, 0161 OSLO

The Vice Mayor for Primary Health and Social Services

Vice Mayor for Primary Health and Social Services Tone Tellevik Dahl (Labour Party)

Vice Mayor Tellevik Dahl is responsible for care for older people, health and social services. This includes health and care services for the citizens, preventive child and youth welfare services, social services, substance abuse services and measures for persons with disabilities.

Tone Tellevik Dahl (b.1970) was born and raised in Skudeneshavn in Karmøy.  She finalised her Diplôme du Baccalauréate in 1989 at the Lycée Alain Chartier in Bayeux and she also holds a cand.mag degree from the University of Oslo in Western European Studies, Philosophy and French. Since 1998 Vice Mayor Tellevik Dahl has been employed at the University of Oslo (UiO), from 2006 as head of administration at the Department of Biology. Since 2007, she is on leave from the University to be full-time politician in Oslo. In the period 2003-2011, Tellevik Dahl was engaged as process supervisor in the KS - Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities. Until 2011, she was responsible for the development and implementation of training of all elected representatives in Oslo's 15 districts and in the City Council of Oslo.

Tellevik Dahl was the Chair of the Health and Social Affairs Committee at the City Council from 2011 to 2015. In the period 2007-2011, she was deputy chair of the Urban Development Committee, and from 2003-2007 also substitute for the Culture and Education Committee. From 1999 to 2007 Tellevik Dahl was head of the district committee in district Sagene. She has held numerous elected positions in Oslo Labour Party since 1992.


Oslo – an age friendly city

Oslo is an active member of the Global Network of Age-Friendly-Cities and Communities. The network was established by the World Health Organization to help cities meet the two global challenges of an ageing population and increased urbanization. The network focuses on environmental, social and economic factors that influence older adults’ health and well-being and works across sectors in order to improve local environments for older people. Oslo chairs the working group Urban Ageing in Eurocities, which also focus on age-friendly cities.

For more information: www.who.int

Oslo+ - Innovation Program 

Oslo+ is an Innovation Program contributes to the development of a coherent set of services for Oslo’s seniors with emphasis on early intervention and prevention. The program consists of several sub-programs and projects: health and welfare technology; Age- and dementia friendly city, Senior Centers of the Future, Networks and volunteerism. The overall societal goal of the program is to delay and reduce older citizens need for health and care services. At the individual level the goal is a safe, healthy and active ageing for all.

Local co-operation against violent extremism

In the City of Oslo the work against violent extremism is all based on the ordinary preventative work in the municipality and therefore a part of the ordinary structures.The Police Council of Oslo, where the City of Oslo and Oslo Police District meet, are responsible for the overall coordinating of  preventative measures in Oslo.  A wide and constructive dialogue involving other state agencies, organizations and the local communities is a vital prerequisite to ensure success.  An action plan against hate crime and violent extremism in Oslo 2015-2018, containing 27 different efforts and actions is currently being implemented.