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About the Ministry of Health

Ministry of Health
Síðumúli 24
108 Reykjavik

Email: [email protected]

Tel: +(354) 545 8700

Fax: +(354) 551 9165

Opening hours are 08:30 to 16:00 daily, Monday to Friday.


The Ministry of Health in Iceland was established on January 1st 2019. The Ministry has the responsibility for administration and policy making of health  in Iceland as prescribed by law, regulations and other directives. 

Among the issues that the Ministry deals with are:

  • Health Insurances
  • Patient Rights
  • Pharmaceutical Affairs
  • Promotion of Information Technology in the Health Services in Iceland
  • Public Health
  • Operation of Hospitals, Health Centers and other Providers of Health Services

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