The Finnish coalition developed a national report, available here. Members of the Finnish coalition:

  • Hammar Teija  National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
  • Jokinen Sari  National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
  • Savola Tiina  Palmenia Centre for Continuing Education University of Helsinki
  • Perttu Sirkka  Consultant for Gender Based Violence and Health
  • Fellman Veronica  Svenska Pensionärsförbundet (SPF)
  • Ahonen Hanna,  National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health (VALVIRA)
  • Finne-Soveri Harriet,  National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
  • Häkkinen Hannele,  Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities
  • Kajanoja Jouko,  Member of the AGE Universal Access and Independent Living Expert Group and member of Nordic Older People’s Organisation (NOPO)
  • Kalliomaa-Puha Laura,  The Social Insurance Institution of Finland, Research department
  • Karjalainen Pirkko,  Vanhustyön keskusliitto, Centralförbundet för de gamlas väl ry
  • Laitinen-Parkkonen Pirjo,  City of Hyvinkää, Home and Institutional Health Care and Social Services
  • Leikas Jaana,  Technical Research Center of Finland (VTT), Aging and Technology
  • Luoma Minna-Liisa,  National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
  • Mankkinen Tarja,  Ministry of the Interior, Department of Internal Safety
  • Mäki-Petäjä-Leinonen Anna,  University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law
  • Nummela Irene,  Church Council
  • Pajala Satu,  National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
  • Peltonen Anja,  Consumer Agency
  • Rajamäki Aira,  Finnish National Board of Education
  • Salanko-Vuorela Merja,  Omaishoitajat ja Läheiset-Liitto ry, Närståendevårdare och vänner -Förbundet rf
  • Sarimo Mervi,  Ministry of Justice, Criminal Policy Department, Crime Prevention Unit
  • Sarvimäki Anneli,  The Age Institute
  • Serpola-Kaivo-oja Leena,  The Finnish Association of the Shelters for the Aged
  • Skogster Alf,  Svenska Pensionärsförbundet (SPF)
  • Tuormaa Erkki,  Svenska Pensionärsförbundet (SPF)
  • Vilkki Päivi,  The Federation of Mother and Child Homes and Shelters
  • Voutilainen Päivi,  Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Department of Social and Health Services
  • Vuorela Marjut,  Vanhustyön keskusliitto, Centralförbundet för de gamlas väl ry

Coalition leaders :

Helsinki University – Palmenia Center for Continuing Education

The University of Helsinki Palmenia Centre for Continuing Education is the largest and most multidisciplinary unit of its kind in Europe. Through Palmenia, people can receive the latest research-based information and university-level expertise to support your personal development, or the development of their own organisation. In addition to Palmenias service packages, Palmenia design and carry out training as well as research and development projects together with the public sector, business world and other partners. Palmenia operates on a regional, national and international level. Palmenia is staffed by 250 professionals in the fields of continuing education, research and development. Over 11,000 students take courses through Palmenia every year, and the Centre is involved in roughly 100 research and development national and international projects. Palmenia organizes continuing education in all fields covered by the University of Helsinki.


National Institute for Health and Welfare

The National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) is a research and development institute under the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health.THL works to promote the well-being and health of the population, prevent diseases and social problems, and develop social and health services.THL is the statutory statistical authority in health and welfare and maintains a strong knowledge base within its own field of operations. 


Contact persons: Tiina Savola Teija Hammar      

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