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National Public Health Institute of Finland (NPHI, in Finnish: Kansanterveyslaitos (KTL)) has a duty to promote health and prevent disease. NPHI researches public health and monitors diseases. NPHI also acquires the vaccines paid by the government. [http://www.ktl.fi/english NPHI's website]
External funding External funding covers approximately 40% of all of the Institute’s costs. NPHI's policy is to secure as much external funding as possible to guarantee the implementation of its action plans. GOOD RESEARCH PRACTICE IN THE NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH INSTITUTE B4/2006. NPHI also does research with private funds in the fields of vaccines and nutrition.
Private funding has drawn criticism from some NGOs. http://www.rokotusinfo.fi/yhd/tiedotteet/tiedote_050601_html (in Finnish) Breastfeeding Support Association in Finland: Informed consent missing in infant formula study in Finland - public health policy issues regarding commercial interests
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