The Nordic welfare society amid a whirlwind of changes

The two-day event “Nordic Welfare States and Public Health – A Need for Transformative Change” will bring together over 200 experts from the Nordic countries.

The conference will also discuss public health and healthcare and social services reforms. Keynote speakers at the conference include Professor Franco Sassi (OECD, Imperial College Business School), Olle Lundberg (chair of the commission for Equity in Health in Sweden), Professor Gunnel Gustafsson (NordForsk), and Docent Mirjam Kalland (Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki).

The conference is one of the events under Finland’s Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2016. The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health organises the conference in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Culture and the National Institute for Health and Welfare, among others.

Follow the conference on social media with #Norden2016 and read more on the conference webpage.