Sit. Rep. 1-2017

Situation Report 1-2017

Major regional and social welfare and health reforms to enter into force on 1 january 2019

As of the beginning of 2019, Finland will implement a major, historically extensive administrative reform as the responsibility for the social welfare and health services, so-called sote services, so far carried by about 190 municipal operators, will be taken over by 18 counties that are established as a part of the reform.

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Mid-term review of PM Sipilä's Government and it`s impact on pharmaceutical branch 

In its mid-term review in April, PM Sipilä's Government decided to persist with the long-term aim of public economy balance and to bridge the 10 billion euro sustainability gap. A major tool to this end is the above-mentioned reform of the social welfare and health services (sote and regional reform), which should generate 3 billion euro worth of savings by the year 2030.

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Finland 4 EMA - Simply the best

Finland is seeking to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The European Medicines Agency is the third biggest EU agency and currently located in London. When the United Kingdom leaves the EU, the agency will be relocated.

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Welcome to the Joint Nordic Pediatric Conference June 13th in Helsinki

The Nordic Pediatric Networks, Pharma Industry Associations, Regulators and European Network of Paediatric Research at European Medicines Agency arrange in collaboration a joint Nordic Pediatric Conference in Helsinki 13 June 2017.

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