Finland scores well above average in the Policy Context category with a moderate implementation of a national strategy for asthma, limited alignment of care guidelines with international best practices, and moderate tobacco regulations. In terms of Environmental Factors, Finland has the best indoor air quality and the lowest level of particulate matter. Moreover, Finland ranks among the lowest in terms of Access and Care Coverage, with comparatively limited coverage of treatments (including biologics) and limited access to specialist care.
Data from the Severe Asthma Index revealed the following key insights about severe asthma care in Finland
Provides further insights into how Finland scores across each Index category
Guidelines, strategies, and policies related to the management of severe asthma and health outcomes
Regulations and practices concerning public payor coverage for and availability of diagnostic and treatment services for severe asthma
Indicators related to clinical management and economic impact of severe asthma and recording of patient health data
Information about the health impact of severe asthma and severe asthma comorbidities
Factors impacting prevention, management, and exacerbations of severe asthma
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