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Lifestyle guidance prevents memory disorders

Extensive Finnish research has shown, for the first time, that memory disorders can be prevented by controlling the associated risk factors.
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UN Post-2015 Development Goals: Towards Sustainable Development

Relating to the Post-2015 Development Agenda Finland has been working to define the national goals. These should meet the challenges of this era, such as poverty eradication, sustainable development and climate change, as well as include a finance strategy. Working against discrimination and promoting the rights of all minorities are key priorities on the Finnish agenda.

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Health and welfare inequalities

Health and welfare inequalities in the population contribute to early onset of disease, early retirement and premature loss of life. They cause not only human loss but even great financial loss. Health and welfare inequalities are unacceptable, and they should be reduced by tackling social inequalities. Less inequality in health and welfare benefits all.

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Suomalaisen aikuisväestön terveyskäyttäytyminen ja terveys, kevät 2014 - Health Behaviour and Health among the Finnish Adult Population, Spring 2014
Suomalaisen aikuisväestön terveyskäyttäytyminen ja terveys, kevät 2014 Health Behaviour and Health among the Finnish Adult Population, Spring 2014

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SOTKAnet SOTKAnet Statistics and Indicator Bank contains comprehensive statistical information on welfare and health in Finland.

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TEAviisari TEAviisari is an online service that depicts municipalities' activity in promoting their inhabitants' health.

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International co-operation plays a key role in the daily work of  THL. THL's experts and researchers operate within the strategic frameworks of international acitivites set by the management group.

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THL Centre for International Affairs is a non-profit, expert organisation specialised in health and social sector development.

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