FI SV EN

Side events by the Administrative Sector of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health during the EU-presidency

During the EU-presicency there will be many events concerning social affairs and health issues.

Events organized by Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) on their web site:

Eight presidential meetings are organized by The Finnish Medicines Agency Fimea.

July

Inno-Meeting: SAWP + EU-IN + EUnetHTA + CTFG 

17–19. July 2019

Organisers:
Fimea, European Medicines Agency EMA, Heads of Medicines Agencies, European commission

  • Scientific Advice Working Party (SAWP)
  • EU-Innovation Network (EU-IN)
  • Health Technology Assessment (EUnetHTA)
  • Clinical Trial Facilitation Group (CTFG)

Contact:
Ritva Pakarinen, Fimea
[email protected]
029 522 3113

September

Genomics to Healthcare

13 September 2019

Organiser:
National Institute for Health and Welfare in collaboration with FinnGen research project

Contact:
Viveca Bergman
[email protected]
029 524 7402

Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA)

18–20 September 2019

Organisers:
Fimea, European Medicines Agency EMA

Contact:
Ritva Pakarinen, Fimea
[email protected]
029 522 3113

Families and Carers at the Heart of Europe – their role in the economy of well-being

19–20 September

Organisers:
EUFAMI and FinFami – Finnish Central Association of Families of People with mental illness

Contact:
Pia Hytönen, FinFami
[email protected]
040 776 5911

Comittee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP)

25–27. September 2019

Organisers:
Fimea, European Medicines Agency EMA, Heads of Medicines Agencies and European Commission

  • Comittee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use
  • Co-ordination Group for Mutual Recognition and Decentralised Procedures, Veterinary medicines (CMDv)

Contact:
Ritva Pakarinen, Fimea
[email protected]
029 522 3113

October

EU conference on child health and well-being

3–4 October 2019

Organisers:
COFACE Families Europe and Family Federation of Finland

Contact:
Liz Gosme, COFACE Families Europe
[email protected]

Staffing for care – caring for staff

3–4 October 2019

Organisers:
EASPD, Service Foundation for People with an Intellectual Disability, Kehitysvamma-alan neuvottelukunta and Inclusion Europe

Contact:
Kirsi Konola, Kehitysvammaisten Palvelusäätiö
[email protected]
0207 713 558

INVEST - Towards the next welfare state?

4 October 2019

Organisers:
National Institute for Health and Welfare THL and University of Turku/INVEST

Contact:
Viveca Bergman
[email protected]
029 524 7402

One Health Security Conference

14–15 October 2019

Organisers:
THL / SHARP Joint Action -consortium

Contact:
Viveca Bergman
[email protected]
029 524 7402

CHMP + PRAC

21–23 October 2019

Organisers:
Fimea and European Medicines Agency EMA

  • Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) +
  • Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC)

Contact:
Ritva Pakarinen, Fimea
[email protected]
029 522 3113

Demographic Change, Equality and Wellbeing – Towards Integrated Policies for Ageing Societies

30 October 2019

Organisers:
National Institute for Health and Welfare THL and the Academy of Finland

Contact:
Viveca Bergman
[email protected]
029 524 7402

Kanta Services – Lessons Learned and Next Steps in Digitalizing Welfare and Healthcare Services in Finland (webinaari)

31 October 2019

Organiser:
National Institute for Health and Welfare THL

Contact:
Viveca Bergman
[email protected]
029 524 7402

November

Working Group of Enforcement Officers (WGEO)

10–13 November 2019

Organisers:
Fimea and Heads of Medicines Agencies

Contact:
Ritva Pakarinen, Fimea
[email protected]
029 522 3113

Vision Zero Summit 2019 Strategy. Mindset. Practice.

12–14 November 2019

Organisers:
Institute of Occupational Health and the National Vision Zero -forum

Contact:
Minna Huuskonen, Työterveyslaitos
[email protected]
030 474 2240
www.visionzero.fi

IT Directors + CMDh

18–20 November 2019

Organiser:
Fimea, European Medicines Agency EMA, Heads of Medicines Agencies

  • IT-Directors + Co-ordination Group for Mutual Recognition and Decentralised Procedures, Human medicines (CMDh)

Contact:
Ritva Pakarinen, Fimea
[email protected]
029 522 3113

The 45th Meeting of the Competent Authorities for Medical Devices

18–20 November 2019

Organiser:
Valvira

Contact:
Heikki Mattlar, Valvira
[email protected]
0295209506

COMP + PDCO +  CAT 

20–22 November 2019

Organisers:
Fimea and European Medicines Agency EMA

  • Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP) +
  • Paediatric Committee (PDCO) + Committee for Advanced Therapies (CAT)

Contact:
Ritva Pakarinen, Fimea
[email protected]
029 522 3113

Supporting non-violent and participatory childhoods

26 November 2019

Organiser:
National Institute for Health and Welfare THL

Contact:
Taina Laajasalo /THL
[email protected]

Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA)

27–29 November 2019

Organisers:
Fimea, European Medicines Agency EMA

Contact:
Ritva Pakarinen, Fimea
[email protected]
029 522 3113

December

Innovations in Health and Social Care - Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in Europe

3 December 2019

Organiser:
National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Academy of Finland, ISS (National Institute of Health, Italy), for TO-REACH -consortium

Contact:
Viveca Bergman
[email protected]
029 524 7402

Europe That Protects: Safeguarding Our Planet, Safeguarding Our Health

3–4 December 2019

Organisers:
THL together with European Commission and the Finnish Environment Institute

Contact:
Viveca Bergman
[email protected]
029 524 7402

New openings of cancer screening in Europe - iPAAC Joint Action

5 December 2019

Organisers:
Cancer Society of Finland, THL, iPAAC, EU

Contact:
Satu Lipponen, Suomen Syöpäyhdistys
050 563 4558
[email protected]

Supporting Refugees’ Mental Health

11–12 December 2019

Organiser:
National Institute for Health and Welfare THL

Contact:
Viveca Bergman
[email protected]
029 524 740

 

Further information

Noora Saarinen, Senior Specialist 
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Kansainvälisten asioiden yksikkö / KVR 0295163039