Organisations receive EUR 373.6 million in funding for activities promoting health and social wellbeing

26.1.2023 13.36
The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health has awarded a total of EUR 373.6 million in grants from the Funding Centre for Social Welfare and Health Organisations (STEA) to healthcare and social welfare organisations for their non-profit activities promoting health and social wellbeing in 2023.

Report on alternative ways of organising social security published

10.1.2023 9.01
Kuvituskuva
Different ways of organising social security have been examined as part of the preparation of the social security reform. The report on alternative ways of organising social security, which was made by a working group consisting of researchers and experts, was published on Tuesday 10 January 2023.

Amendments to the Abortion Act approved

20.12.2022 15.35
The President of the Republic has approved the amendments to the Abortion Act. In future, a pregnancy may be terminated solely based on the pregnant woman’s request until the end of the twelfth week of pregnancy.

Ministry

Ministry

The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health manages the preparation and implementation of Finland’s social welfare and health care policy, gender equality policy and occupational safety and health policy.

The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Administrative branch

Administrative branch

The administrative branch of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health includes several independent institutions and agencies.

Administrative branch

Ministers

Hanna Sarkkinen
Hanna Sarkkinen
Minister of Social Affairs and Health
Krista Kiuru
Krista Kiuru
Minister of Family Affairs and Social Services
Thomas Blomqvist
Thomas Blomqvist
Minister for Nordic Cooperation and Equality