Finnish Federation for Social Affairs and Health

SOSTE, the Finnish Social and Health Association (Finnish: Suomen sosiaali ja terveys ry) is a nationwide umbrella organisation that brings together more than 230 social and health organisations and several dozen other co-operation members.

Together with its member organisations , SOSTE is a courageous influencer and expert that builds the conditions for social well-being and health, opportunities for participation, and a fair and responsible society. 

The purpose of SOSTE  at regional, national and European levels is to:

  • Function as an expert and advocate for social and health politics
  • Function as a not-for-profit organisation building the conditions for social well-being and health, people’s participation and a just and responsible society individually and in cooperation with its member organisations and other parties
  • Enhance the ability of registered social and health non-governmental organisations to operate in the best interests of the people
  • Promote social well-being and health
  • Build social justice and equity
  • Strengthen people’s fundamental rights and possibilities for participation and involvement

Find more information here. 

Organisations & Initiatives Working on Health Inequalities
Financial security, social protection, social inclusion, access to care, poverty, Health systems and services, primary health care, integrated systems, prevention services, health workforce
European, National, Regional

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