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Finland at Singapore International Ageing Asia Innovation Forum 2017

FinlandCare together with Suomi100 Singapore and the Finnish Embassy in Singapore will take part in the Ageing Asia Innovation Forum held in Singapore on 25 – 27 April 2017. Finland’s centenary year will be celebrated there with a special seminar themed ‘How to live to a hundred years old? – in honour of Finland’s 100…

Swedish health and elderly care delegation in Hong Kong

On 15-16 February the Swedish health and elderly care delegation continued to Hong Kong, following two days in Singapore. Business Sweden brought Swedish companies over to Asia to participate in an executive 4-day program within healthcare and innovation. Under the theme “Health and Innovation for the Ageing Population” the State Secretary Madeleine Harby-Samuelsson of the…

Danish company discuss collaboration with Siriraj Hospital

  OpenTeleHealth, a Danish company specialising in health monitoring, met with one of Thailand’s leading public hospitals, Siriraj Hospital on Wednesday 8 February 2017, accompanied by the Danish Embassy in Bangkok. Thailand, like Denmark, witnesses an aging population, which increasingly is diagnosed with treatable diseases. Increasing diagnostics together with an aging population puts added pressure…

Danish ambassador meets Thai minister for public health

Exploring possiblities for bilateral cooperation in the field of healthcare On the 25th of January 2017, Denmark’s Thailand Ambassador Uffe Wolffhechel met with Minister for Public Health, H.E. Clin. Prof. Emeritus Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn. The meeting focused on issues relating to diabetes and elderly care as the two countries have a common interest in these areas.…

Finnish diagnostics, medical diagnostics provider sets up in China

Ginolis Ltd is a leading provider of assembly automation and high precision liquid handling solutions for the diagnostic and medical device industries. This Finnish company has announced the opening of its first Asia Pacific office located at Century Financial Mansion in Suzhou, China. The representative office will provide sales and technical support to Ginolis’ customers…

Swedish healthcare delegation to Singapore, Hong Kong

Business Sweden in Southeast Asia kicks off 2017 by inviting companies to participate in an executive 4-day program within healthcare and innovation. A Swedish delegation will during 13-16 February visit Singapore and Hong Kong on the theme ‘Health and Innovation for the Ageing Population’. Sweden, Singapore and Hong Kong share many current and future challenges…

Team Finland Thailand, companies agree on actions

Towards the end of 2016 thirty entrepreneurs and Team Finland network representatives gathered for an afternoon at the new residence of the Finnish Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven in Bangkok. Their task was to identify concrete opportunities for business between Finland and Thailand, and they came up with an action plan for 2017. The group concluded that…

Finnish-Vietnamese co-operation in elderly care takes off

Holistic solutions in elderly care, covering remote population areas are increasingly in demand in the rapidly ageing Asian countries. Heta Hytönen, from FinlandCare program writes about Vietnamese-Finnish cooperation within elderly care and a delegation visit to Vietnam. “Many South-East Asian countries are open-minded when it comes to co-operating with Nordic healthcare service providers. Large infrastructural…

Cycling Without Age – a right to wind in your hair

One of the many initiatives by Denmark within elderly welfare is ‘Cycling Without Age’, a project that takes elders on bike rides in trishaws as a way of getting them outside and letting them explore the outdoors. The project has spread to more than 20 countries all over the globe with Singapore being the only…

Scandic introduces “Design For All” in Singapore

Magnus Berglund, Scandic’s Director of Accessibility, was invited to speak at the AccessAbility Perspective Seminar in Singapore on 22 November. The event was arranged by the Embassy of Sweden in Singapore and was mainly focused on how the tourist sector can improve accessibility for guests with special needs. Scandic is the largest Nordic hotel operator…