null Eija Pelkonen appointed as Fimea’s Director-General

Eija Pelkonen appointed as Fimea’s Director-General


On 27 June 2018, the Government appointed Eija Pelkonen as Director-General of the Finnish Medicines Agency Fimea.

She will take up the position on 1 October 2018. The appointment is for a fixed period until 30 September 2023.

The Finnish Medicines Agency Fimea is the national competent authority for regulating pharmaceuticals. As a central administrative agency operating under the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health it promotes the health and safety of the population by regulating medicinal, blood and tissue products, and by developing the pharmaceuticals sector.

Press release of Ministry of Social Afffairs and Health

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  • Sinikka Rajaniemi, Director General , tel +358295223100
  • Eija Pelkonen, Director, tel +358295223100
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