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Lundbeck supports first Global Summit for Mental Health Advocates

The event “Global Summit for Mental Health Advocates” takes place for the first time and is supported by Danish pharmaceutical company Lundbeck. The event takes place in Singapore on 4-5 October 2018 and will commemorate World Mental Health Day 2018 and launch The Global Alliance for Mental Health Advocates. The Global Alliance for Mental Health…

Novo Nordisk will cut 400 jobs in Denmark and China

Danish Novo Nordisk has announced that they due to restructuring will fire 400 employees in Denmark and China. The Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk has on 18 September announced plans to restructure its Research & Development (R&D) organisation. That means approximately 400 employees from the company’s Danish and Chinese R&D departments will lose their jobs. “In…

First South East Asian city joins Cities Changing Diabetes

As the first city in South East Asia, Jakarta has become a partner in Cities Changing Diabetes, which is initiated by Danish Novo Nordisk. The programme Cities Changing Diabetes could on 24 August welcome Jakarta, Indonesia, into the partnership according to Novo Nordisk. Cities Changing Diabetes is a programme launched by Danish Novo Nordisk, Steno…

Novo Nordisk conducts Vietnam diabetes study

As part of his endeavour to gain further insights and change the diabetes situation in Vietnam the Senior Vice President of Novo Nordisk Mr. Frederik Kier visited the country in late August. During his stay, Mr. Kier had meetings with local authorities and local partners, as well as witnessed the MOU signing ceremony between the…

Danish pavilion debuts at Medical Fair Asia Singapore

Denmark is for the first time organising a national pavilion at Medical Fair Asia 2018 in Singapore during 29 – 31 August. The fair takes place at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands, where the Danish exhibitors will include numerous world-class companies.   The Danish Health Tech Group of Danish Export Association has chosen this particular event…

New collaboration between Denmark and Vietnam about healthcare

The Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Vietnam Social Security to strengthen healthcare cooperation. From now on Vietnam and Denmark will share experiences and knowledge about healthcare. On Tuesday 21 August the Danish embassy in Vietnam entered a memorandum of understanding with Vietnam Social Security (VSS). A memorandum…

Danish embassy visits clinical research center in Malaysia

A delegation from the Danish embassy in Kuala Lumpur has visited a clinical research center in Malaysia on 21 August. The research center Clinical Research Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur has welcomed a delegation from the Danish Embassy. The delegation were happy to visit the research center. At Clinical Research Malaysia they discussed the clinical research…

EU Healthcare & MedTech business mission to Singapore, Philippines

During 28 August 2018 to 4 September 2018 the EU Business Avenues in South East Asia programme will take selected European companies in the Healthcare and Medical Technologies sector to Singapore and Philippines. Some 50 European companies from 15 European Union (EU) member states will be attending this 10th business mission. The EU Business Avenues…

Food as medicine everyday

– Tips for improved health, longevity through your diet in Asia Isn’t it great to get to know as a westerner in Asia that there are some really beneficial herbs, fruits and vegetable to be found here in abundance! For those of you who have not searched, or did not know, it is never too…

Nordic health companies to attend Teachsauce Bangkok summit

Five Nordic companies within the health sector (two from Denmark, two from Finland and one from Sweden) will be represented at the 2018 edition of Thailand’s tech start-up event Techsauce Global Summit as part of its Health Tech stage. Susie A. Ruff, CEO and Executive Adviser of RUFF & Co. Business Innovation from Denmark co-curates…