Baltic cities tackle lifestyle related diseases



Baltic Region Healthy Cities Association

The Baltic Region Healthy Cities Association based in Turku, Finland, aims at increasing awareness of the local governments to take health as a central part in the decision making process in the cities belonging to the WHO Healthy Cities Networks.


Karolina Mackiewicz
Baltic Sea House • Vanha Suurtori 7 • 20500 Turku • Finland
Phone: + 358 405 075 069
Email:  karolina.mackiewicz(at)

Seinäjoki Social and Primary Health Care Center

The department of health services provides and organises the basic healthcare services to the people of Seinäjoki. In addition to that, the department, in cooperation with the hospital district, takes care that the cooperation between basic healthcare services and specialized healthcare services works as well as possible.


Terhi Kimpimäki
Koskenalantie 18 • 60220 Seinäjoki • Finland
Phone: + 358 444 181 705
Email:  Terhi.Kimpimaki(at)
Web: terveyspalvelut.html


Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SUAS) is a multidisciplinary institution of higher education and an efficient actor in education and research, development and innovation in the region of South Ostrobothnia in West Finland.


Asta Heikkila
Kampusranta 11, Frami F • 60320 Seinäjoki • Finland
Phone: + 358 201 245 000
Email:  Asta.Heikkila(at)seamk.fiWeb: