Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Forty years of allocated seats for Sami medical students - has preferential admission worked?

Margrete  Gaski

Margrete Gaski

qualifications: MA

contribution: original concept, designed the project, devised survey tool, literature review, supplied data, collected data, supervised data collection, input data, statistical analysis, wrote the first draft, contributed to drafts

position: Postgraduate student


Birgit  Abelsen

Birgit Abelsen

qualifications: MA

contribution: contributed to drafts, designed the project, devised survey tool, statistical analysis

position: Postgraduate student

Toralf  Hasvold

Toralf Hasvold

qualifications: MD, PhD

contribution: designed the project, supervised data collection, contributed to drafts, literature review

position: Professor


Toralf Hasvold is Professor of General Practice at The University of Tromsø, Norway. Chair of Rural Health Department.

He has been a General Practitioner for more than 20 years in rural areas. His research interest includes epidemiology of muscle and skeletal problems in general practice, use of telemedicine, health service research in primary health care and international/global health.

He works with health policy development in Botswana (Regional Medical Officer), WHO Public Health Advisor to the Ministries of Health in Armenia and Georgia, WHO concultant in Belarus. Collaboration projects with Northern State Medical University of Archangles, Russia. Visiting Professor at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia.

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