Overview

The Finnish publicly-financed health care system is among the best in the world. Finnish health care system is ranked as high performing, high quality, and one of the most egalitarian.

Finland University welcomes you to join 4-day study visit in Finland. The study visit includes:

  • Lectures by academic experts and professionals,
  • Possibility to share ideas and discuss with Finnish professionals, and
  • Site visits to health care centre and University hospital.

 

4 DAY STUDY VISIT: The Essentials of the Finnish Health Care System

 

  Content
DAY 1

Introduction

  • Finnish health care system in global comparison
  • Public sector obligations defined by constitutional law

 

Overview to Finnish Health Care

  • The structure of the health care system: actors, roles, financing
  • Primary care and specialised care in hospitals
  • Public health and intersectional work
  • Health care professionals and their education
DAY 2

Maternity and Child Care

  • Maternal and child care – tradition and change
  • Finnish baby-box – a social innovation

 

Primary Health Care

  • Changing context of primary health care
  • Site visit to Health care centre
DAY 3

Specialised care in hospitals

  • Hospital care – providing excellent care with decent costs and multi-professional cooperation
  • Site visit to University Hospital

 

Public health and health in all policies

  • Working across sectors at national and local levels
  • Historical background and tools for HIAP
  • Healthy schools and cities – site visit to school / local government
DAY 4

Summary: Key features of the Finnish system and their impact

  • Multi-professional cooperation
  • Cross-sectoral collaboration
  • Maternal and child health
  • Institutions and agencies for health

 

Conclusions

  • Conclusions of the visit
  • Lessons learned, wrap-up and certification

 

Did you know?

Finnish health care system provides access to pharmaceuticals through independent pharmacies where pharmacists are responsible for guidance on use of medicine.

Prescription medicine are reimbursed for those with chronic conditions and reimbursed by Social Insurance Institution (KELA). 

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TARGET GROUP

Doctors and healthcare professionals. 

AVAILABILITY

On request

DURATION

4 days in Finland

PRICE

Approx. 20 000 € / group (excl. pos. VAT)

GROUP SIZE

20 participants