Juhani Eskola, the director general at the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), lauds the proposal for the organisation of social welfare and health care services unveiled by leading cabinet and opposition members on Sunday. “It was more ambitious than I thought. This was a very good step,” he says.
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THL director general lauds health care proposal
By assigning organisational responsibility to five large districts, Eskola views, the proposed model ensures that the emphasis of social welfare and health care services is where it should be, “on primary-level services and preventive work”.