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Norwegian policies to reduce social inequities in health: Developments and challenges. A qualitative case study

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dc.contributor.author Grimm, Marie Josefine eng
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-03T07:30:39Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-03T07:30:39Z
dc.date.issued 2012-05-09 eng
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1956/5871
dc.description.abstract Although health inequities have increasingly been acknowledged as an urgent public health challenge in all European countries, the health gap still widens, while there remains a lack of knowledge about how to effectively tackle social inequities in health (SIH). Responding to this knowledge gap, the present thesis investigates Norwegian policies to reduce SIH, after that the Norwegian government has put the reduction of SIH on the political agenda in 2005. Through the examination of the Norwegian case and recent vital political developments, such as the adoption of the new Public health act, this thesis hopes to contribute to the identification of effective political strategies to reduce SIH. en
dc.language.iso eng eng
dc.publisher The University of Bergen eng
dc.title Norwegian policies to reduce social inequities in health: Developments and challenges. A qualitative case study eng
dc.type Master thesis eng
dc.type.degree Master of Philosophy in Health Promotion eng
dc.type.course HEPRO350 eng
dc.subject.nsi VDP::Medical disciplines: 700::Health sciences: 800 eng
dc.date.semester Vår 2012 eng
dc.subject.archivecode Mastergrad eng
dc.subject.nus 769909 eng
dc.type.program MPHEPRO eng
dc.rights.holder Copyright the author. All rights reserved


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