WHO national counterpart and national technical focal points

WHO national counterpart

Ms Satu Leino
Special Adviser
International Affairs
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

WHO national technical focal points


Communicable diseases

Ms Anni-Riitta Virolainen-Julkunen
Senior Medical Officer
Department for Promotion of Welfare and Health, Health Promotion Group
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Noncommunicable diseases

Ms Sirpa Sarlio-Lähteenkorva
Ministerial Adviser
Department for Promotion of Welfare and Health, Health Promotion Group
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Mental health

Ms Helena Vorma
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Violence and injury prevention

Ms Pirjo Lillsunde
Ministerial Adviser, Ph.D. Adjunct Professor
Department for Promotion of Welfare and Health
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Promoting health throughout the life-course

Dr Marjaana Pelkonen
Senior Officer
Department for Promotion of Welfare and Health, Health Promotion Group
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Equity and social determinants of health

Ms Taru Koivisto
Director
Department for Promotion of Welfare and Health
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Health and the environment

Dr Mikko Paunio
Ministerial Counsellor
Department for Promotion of Welfare and Health
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Health systems

Ms Taina Mäntyranta
Medical counsellor
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Subnational policies: regions and cities

Ms Heli Hätönen
Ministerial Adviser
Department for Health Promotin of Welfare and Health
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Preparedness, surveillance and response

Ms Anni-Riitta Virolainen-Julkunen
Senior Medical Officer
Department for Promotion of Welfare and Health, Health Promotion Group
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Leadership and governance, strategic planning, resource coordination and reporting

Ms Outi Kuivasniemi
Deputy Director
EU and International Affairs
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Strategic communications

Ms Outi Kuivasniemi
Deputy Director
EU and International Affairs
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health