Dagfinn Høybråten Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers, Special Envoy of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.

Dagfinn Høybråten is a Vice President of the Norwegian Parliament and Chair of the GAVI Alliance Board. He has previously served as chairman and Parliamentary leader of his party and as president of the Nordic Council.

Høybråten has held several senior positions in Norwegian Government including Minister of Health, Minister of Labour and Social Affairs. As a Minister Mr. Høybråten was responsible for initiating several major health and social reforms, including a new tobacco control legislation, a comprehensive Mental Health Plan and a reorganization of the welfare administration.

Høybråten holds a degree in Political Science from the University of Oslo.

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