Country Implementation

Work plan

The country report Finland has been produced and a case study of The City of Helsinki. Finland is typically a beer drinking country. There is also a clear gender difference in drinking habits and preferences. Estonia has been a sub-contracted partner. The country report Estonia was produced. According to the country report Estonia belongs to the countries with high risks connected with alcohol consumption.

Cases studies

The City of Helsinki is Finland's biggest employer, with close to 40,000 workers. The Occupational Health Centre offers comprehensive and preventive services that promote employees' wellbeing at work (http://www.hel.fi/tyke). The City of Helsinki has an Alcohol Policy - in Finnish 'Päihdeohjelma' which translates into English as a Policy on Intoxicant Substances. Work and Health Survey is administrated every second year to all employees in the City of Helsinki. The survey includes AUDIT-C questions about the use of alcohol.

Pilot studies

FIOH will not participate in pilot studies

Links

Finland

Alco Inc is an independent limited company wholly owned by the Finnish Government and administered and supervised by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

www.alko.fi

The A-clinic foundation operates to reduce alcohol, drug and other addiction problems

www.a-clinic.fi

Association for Healthy Lifestyles

www.elamantapaliitto.fi

National Institute for Health and Welfare

www.thl.fi

Estonia

Health Board in Estonia

www.terviseamet.ee

Health Development Institute

www.tai.ee

www.tervisinfo.ee