The International Affairs Unit at the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) is a non-profit consultancy unit specialising in health and social sector development. The unit has primary competencies in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating development processes and programs in transitional economies and developing countries. Through the use of its expert services, the team has been involved in over 150 projects in 40 countries worldwide. In addition, the unit coordinates the international advocacy of THL.
THL is hosting the Secretariat of the International Association of National Public Health Institutes (IANPHI), which is dedicated to developing, strengthening, and linking National Public Health Institutes in low-resource countries to improve public health service delivery and global decision-making.
8th Global Conference on Health Promotion
10 - 14 June 2013, Helsinki, Finland
International Seminar and Visitors’ Progamme on NCD Prevention, in June 2013
5 - 6 June 2013, Helsinki and North Karelia
From Knowledge to Action
Health-related information and tools for health communication in English and in Russian from the Republic of Karelia in Russia and North Karelia in Finland.