EUBIROD Partner since 2005

Norwegian Quality Improvement of Primary Health Care Laboratories
Boks 6165, 5892 Bergen, Norway
Ph.: +47 5597 9500
Fax: +47 5597 9510
Scientific Coordinator

Sverre Sandberg

Sverre Sandberg is director of the Norwegian quality improvement of primary care laboratories (Noklus) ( and, the Norwegian Diabetes Register for Adults, director of the Norwegian Porphyria Centre (NAPOS) ( ), and is a professor at the University of Bergen. He has published more than 200 papers in peer reviewed journals. He is chair of the Scientific Committee and from 2014 president elect of the European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (EFLM) and president of the European Organization for External Quality Assurance Providers in Laboratory Medicine (EQALM).

Official Delegate

Karianne Loevaas

Karianne Fjeld Løvaas is manager of the Norwegian Diabetes Register for Adults. Education: Master of Science, University of Bergen (2013) and Medical Laboratory Scientist, Bergen University College, 1998.


John Cooper

John G. Cooper is an endocrinologist and Lead Consultant of the Endocrinology Unit, Stavanger University Hospital and Medical leader of the Norwegian Diabetes Register for Adults.