Jan Thyrhaug is project leader for the Norwegian part of the project ”Sectorscreening”.
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Sunday, 04 September 2011 16:41

In 2007, a Norwegian white paper emphasised that the prime objective of national health policy is to achieve more equitable social distribution of health – and health determinants.

But how can we equalize social health differences in practice?

This is the question a number of municipalities and regions are asking themselves following the expectation from national authorities in several countries, not just Norway, that the subject will be given priority both locally and regionally.

On this basis, the “sector screening” project was established to help municipalities and counties in Norway meet government requirements to reduce social inequalities in health.

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