Elisabeth Minda Fosse

Position

Emeritus, Professor in Health Promotion

Affiliation

Research

Health Promotion, Health Promotion Policies, Implementation of policies, Social inequalities in health, Policies to reduce social inequalities in health, Local government studies, European welfare regimes

 

 

 

Teaching

International master of Philosophy programme in Health Promotion. Health Promotion, Health Promotion policies, Qualitative methods, Evaluation

Publications

2009

Fosse, E (2009): Norwegian public health policy – revitalisation of the social democratic welfare state? International Journal of Health Services. Vol.13, no.2, 2009.

2010

Fosse, E. (2010): Health inequalities in families with children: policies and welfare systems. Literature review for GRADIENT project, (Tackling the Gradient: Applying Public Health Policies to Effectively Reduce Health Inequalities amongst Families and Children) Work Package 5: Comparative policy analysis: Case study in four countries. Report. (www.gradient.eu/)

Fosse E. og M. Strand (2010). Politikk for å redusere sosiale ulikheter i helse i Norge: Fornyet politisering av folkehelsespørsmål. Tidsskrift for Velferdsforskning, nr. 1, 2 010

 

2011

Fosse, E. (2011): Different welfare states, different policies? An analysis of the substance of national health promotion policies in countries representing four European welfare state regimes. International Journal of Health Services, Vol.41, No.20:255-271.

Fosse, E. (2011): Policies to reduce health inequalities in families with children. Document analysis in four European countries. Report from GRADIENT project, Work Package 5 (Tackling the Gradient: Applying Public Health Policies to Effectively Reduce Health Inequalities amongst Families and Children) (www.gradient.eu/)

Fosse, E. (2011): Policies to level the social gradient in health among families with children in four European welfare states. European Journal of Public Health, Vol.21, Supplement 1 (181), 2011.

Jansson, E., Fosse, E. and Tillgren, P. (2011): National public health policy in a local context – implementation in two Swedish municipalities. Health Policy 103 (2011) 219-227.

Povlsen, L., Borup, I. and Fosse, E. (2011). The concept of “equity” in health promotion articles by Nordic authors – a matter of some confusion and misconception. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 31(Suppl 6):50-56.

Strand, M. and Fosse, E (2011). Tackling health inequalities in Norway: Applying linear and non-linear models in the policy making process. Critical Public Health, Vol.21:2

Viig, N.G., Fosse, E., Samdal, O, and Wold, B. (2011). Leading and supporting the implementation of the Health promotion schools program in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2011, 1-14.

 

Fosse, E. (2012): Norwegian Health Promotion policy: The pendulum swings of 1984 to 2007. In Samdal O. and B. Wold (eds): An ecological perspective on health promotion: systems, settings and social processes. Bentham Science Publishers.

 

 

 

Fosse, E. (2012): National Objectives – Local Practice. Implementation of Health Promotion Policies. In Samdal O. and B. Wold (eds): An ecological perspective on health promotion: systems, settings and social processes. Bentham Science Publishers.

 

 

 

Fosse, E, Bull, T., Burström,B. Fritzell, S and Krajn-Niclolic. (2012) . Understanding the political context for addressing the social gradient in health     In Stegeman, I and Costongs, C. (eds). (2012). Levelling the Gradient in Child and Adolescent Health in Europe: Evidence, Policy and Practice. Eurohealthnet, Brussels.

 

 

 

Fosse, E. (2012): What do governments do to reduce health inequalities in families with children? Case study in four European countries. Report  from  the GRADIENT project, Work Package 5 (Tackling the Gradient: Applying Public Health Policies to Effectively Reduce Health Inequalities amongst Families and Children)  February 2012 (www.gradient.eu/)

 

 

 

Fosse, E. (2012).The Case of Norway. In Raphael, D. (ed).Tackling Health Inequalities: Lessons from International Experiences. Canadian Scholars Press Incorporated, Quebec.

 

 

 

Camila Gianella-Malca, Siri Gloppen and Elisabeth Fosse (2013) Giving Effect to Children’s Right to Health in Colombia? Analysing the Implementation of Court Decisions Ordering Health System Reform. Journal of Human Rights Practice Vol 5, Number 1, 2013 pp. 153–176 DOI:10.1093

 

 

 

Fosse (2013): Norwegian Policies to reduce poverty. Social Alternatives, Vol.32,1: 31-35

 

 

 

Grimm, M., Helgesen, M. and Fosse, E. (2013):The Norwegian public health act: a milestone towards reducing social inequities in health at local levels? Health Policy 113 (2013) 228– 235

 

 

 

Fosse, E (2013): Förvaltning och profession – hinder för intersektoriellt folkhälsoarbete? In Axelsson, R. and Bihari Axelsson (eds)., Om Samverkan – för utveckling av hälsa och valfärd. Studentlitteratur, Lund.

 

 

 

Fosse, E. Bull, T., Burström. B. and Frtitzell, S. (2014): Family policy and inequalities in health in different welfare states. International Journal of Health Services, vol.44(2) 233-251

 

 

 

Povlsen L; ,Eklund Karlsson,L.;  Regber,S.; Sandstig, G. and Fosse; E (2014). Are equity aspects communicated in Nordic public health documents?Scand J Public Health 2014 42: 235 originally published online 3 February 2014 DOI: 10.1177/1403494813520358

 

 

Fosse, E. and Helgesen, M. K.(2015): How can local governments level the social gradient in health among families with children? The case of Norway. International Journal  of Child, Youth and Family Studies, Vol 6, No 2: 328-346.

 

 

 

Schou, A. and Fosse, E. (forthcoming) The Social Democratic Welfare State: Can the State provide Equity for All?  The case of Norway. In Raphael, D. (ed); Immigration and the Modern Welfare State: Public Policy, Immigrant Experiences, and Health Outcomes. Canadian Scholars’ Press, Toronto.

 

 

 

Hagen, S.Helgesen, M.; Torp; S. and & Fosse,E. (2015): Health in All Policies: A cross-sectional study of the public health coordinators’ role in Norwegian municipalities. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 1–9 (Accepted 31 March 2015) DOI: 10.1177/1403494815585614

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Projects

2012-2016: Project leader Addressing the social determinants of health – multilevel governance of policies aimed at families with children. Project funded by the Norwegian Research Council  (NFR ). Collaboration between University of Bergen, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Rural research (NIBR) and Vestfold University College.

 

 

 

2013- 2016: Samhandlingsreformens effekt på kommunen som helsefremmende og sykdomsforebyggende aktør.  Evaluation of the Norwegian Collaboration Reform in health care and Public Health/Health Promotion. Project funded by the Norwegian Research Council  (NFR ).  Collaboration between University of Bergen, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Rural research (NIBR) and Vestfold University College.

 

Kompetanse

Instituttleder ved HEMIL-senteret