National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health (Finland)

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National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health
Government agency
Industry Improving the management of health risks in the environment as well as legal protection and the quality of services in social welfare and health care
Headquarters Helsinki, Finland
Key people
Marja-Liisa Partanen, Director General
Owner Government of Finland
Number of employees
~150
Website www.valvira.fi/web/en

The National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health (Valvira) is a centralised body operating under the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health. Its statutory purpose is to supervise and provide guidance to healthcare and social services providers, alcohol administration authorities and environmental health bodies and to manage related licensing activities.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Valvira: Guidance and supervision http://www.valvira.fi/en/valvira

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