Coronavirus in Finland: new cases are still found widely across the country

21.1.2021 10.00

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In the coronavirus situation, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health issues the official instructions concerning healthcare and social welfare to municipalities, hospital districts, Regional State Administrative Agencies and other relevant parties. 





Ministry and related authorities

Ministry and related authorities

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 purpose of the MSAH is to ensure that everyone has equal opportunity to lead a healthy and safe life.

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. Some of them produce research data for bill drafting and as a basis for social and health policies and decision-making. Some of the government agencies act as licence and supervisory authorities.

Administrative branch

Asset Publisher

Aino-Kaisa Pekonen
Aino-Kaisa Pekonen
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