Communications and Influencing

The Communications and Influencing Unit

  • is responsible for the strategic development of THL’s communications
  • is responsible for THL’s internal and external communications as well as for the communication channels and products
  • enhances interaction between THL and different stakeholder groups and maintains community channels
  • helps representatives of the media find reliable information and expert contacts
  • endorses THL, its products and expertise
  • pursues stakeholder co-operation and scanning
  • is responsible for communications in special situations
  • helps THL's departments achieve their impact targets
  • promotes the implementation of THL's strategy by means of communications.

Contact details

The Communications and Influencing Unit answers media enquiries

on weekdays from 9 to 16
tel. +358 29 524 6161
E-mail: info(a)

Other contact information

Marjo Loisa, Communications Director
tel. +358 29 524 7876

Maria Kuronen, Publications Manager
tel. +358 29 524 8743

Marko Lähteenmäki, Head of Communications
tel. +358 29 524 7189

Piritta Rautavuori, Head of Communications
tel. +358 29 524 7120

Jonas Sivelä, Chief Specialist, Team Manager
tel. +358 29 524 7086

Eija Petäjäjärvi, Communications Assistant
tel. +358 29 524 7557

E-mail addresses: [email protected]

Postal address

Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
Communications and Influencing Unit
Po Box 30
FI-00271 Helsinki, Finland


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