A European Project on
Human Rights and Physical Health
of Residents in Psychiatric and Social Care Institutions
Funded by
the European Commission, DG Sanco
a project funded by the European Commission

National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Helsinki, FI

The National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) started operating on January 1st 2009, after the merger of the National Public Health Institute (KTL) and the National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health (STAKES).

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Mission Statement

The mission of THL is to promote the well-being and health of the population, prevent diseases and social problems, and develop social and health services.

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Team Members

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National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
Department of mental health and substance abuse services
P.O. Box 30
Phone: +358 20 610 7300
Email: kristian.wahlbeck(at)thl.fi