Health Promotion at Local Level in Norway – Who, What, When, and How: A Response to Recent Commentaries

Document Type: Correspondence

Authors

1 Department of Health, Social, and Welfare Studies, University of South-Eastern Norway, Borre, Norway

2 Faculty of Health and Welfare, Østfold University College, Halden, Norway

3 Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

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First of all, we will thank Bekken,1 Fisher,Holt3 and Raphael for very good and inspiring commentaries. We feel honoured that the authors have taken time to analyse the article in depth and provided commentaries that not only are helpful to our research but also formulate important questions to move research forward on how to organize public health policies and particularly policies to increase equity in health... (Read more...)

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