Anne Alvik

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Anne Alvik.

Anne Alvik (born 7 May 1937) is a Norwegian physician and civil servant.

She was born in Namsos.[1] She graduated with the degree from the University of Oslo in 1962, and with a Master of Science degree in community medicine at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 1980. From 1977 to 1982 she was assisting chief physician in the Norwegian Directorate for Health, and from 1982 to 1985 she was assisting county physician in Akershus. In 1985 she became assisting director in the Directorate for Health, and in 1992 she was promoted to director.[2] As of 1994 the Directorate for Health became the Norwegian Board of Health Supervision.[3] She stepped down as director in 2000.[2] She was first granted a six-month absence of leave in March; acting director was Petter Øgar.[4] On 1 September the Council of State announced her stepping down,[5] and Lars E. Hanssen became acting director.[6]

She was a delegate to the Council of Europe Public Health Committee from 1988 to 1992, a board member of the World Health Organization from 1997 to 2000,[2] and of the Norwegian Cancer Association.[7] She has also been involved in the Norwegian Medical Association, the Research Council of Norway and Hovedkomitéen for norsk forskning. From 1975 to 1979 she was a member of Ås municipal council and Akershus county council for the Liberal People's Party; she was also a parliamentary secretary for the party from 1975 to 1976.[2]


  1. ^ "Anne Alvik 60 år 7. mai" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 18 April 1997. 
  2. ^ a b c d "70 år 7. mai: Senorrådgiver Anne Alvik" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 19 April 2007. 
  3. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Statens helsetilsyn". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 20 August 2009. 
  4. ^ "Mye etterforskning gjenstår i Bærum-saken" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 25 May 2000. 
  5. ^ "Offisielt fra statsråd" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 1 September 2000. 
  6. ^ "Misfornøyde med Statens helsetilsyn" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 3 October 2000. 
  7. ^ "Styre og ledelse" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Cancer Association. Retrieved 20 August 2009. 
Civic offices
Preceded by
Torbjørn Mork
Director of the Norwegian Board of Health Supervision
Succeeded by
Petter Øgar (acting)