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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…

Elderly Friendly Societies by Design

On 15 November an event arranged by the Royal Danish Embassy took place at ParkRoyal hotel in Singapore.The focus of the meeting was elderly care and welfare initiatives for Singapore and Denmark’s senior citizens. The event started with an introduction by Singapore’s Senior Minister of State, Heng Chee How, and Denmark’s ambassador to Singapore, Dorte Bech…

Danish healthcare business delegation in Indonesia

In mid-October 2016 a Danish healthcare business delegation visited Indonesia with the aim of building stronger relations between Danish companies and the Indonesian healthcare sector. The first ever delegation to Indonesia within this sector was organised by the Danish Embassy in Jakarta in collaboration with the Danish Health Tech Group (a part of Danish Export…

Upcoming Swedish healthcare Indonesia delegation

Business Sweden, Swecare Foundation, the Swedish Embassy in Jakarta and EIBN invites Swedish companies and brands to participate in a delegation to Indonesia with the purpose to capture the rapid growing business opportunities related to the healthcare industry in Indonesia. The delegation will take place on 18 – 20 October in conjunction with the annual…

Danish healthcare business delegation to Indonesia

The Danish Health Tech Group, of the Danish Export Association, in cooperation with the Royal Danish Embassy Jakarta is inviting to a delegation to Indonesia on 17 – 19 October 2016. The visit connects to the Hospital Expo starting on 19 October. The delegation will gain insights and access to one of the most interesting…

Singapore to boost public health with help from Denmark

S’pore being the second country in the world with most incidents of diabetes, the Health Promotion Board of Singapore aims to boost the public health in Singapore. After studying Denmark’s health cooperation, they have found a “whole” new way to do it. The answer is the Fuldkornspartnerskabet. It’s directly translated to The Whole Grain Partnership,…

Swedish Ministry of Health Malaysia visit

Swedish State Secretary Ms. Pernilla Baralt, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, visited Kuala Lumpur with a delegation one 4-6 May 2016. The program included meetings with Ms. Marianne Clark-Hattingh, Representative for UNICEF in Malaysia; Y.Bhg. Dato´ Yasmeen Muhammed Shariff, Vice-Chairperson on the Committee on the Rights of the Child and visits to Sisters In…

Finnish health sector on Malaysia and Singapore tour

‘Is it time to reorganise South-East Asia’s health care system according to Finnish expertise – why not?’ Led by Päivi Sillanaukee, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Team Finland arranged a FinlandCare delegation trip to Malaysia (for the very first time) and Singapore, introducing Finnish health know-how. The programme during the…

Finnish healthcare minister delegation to visit Malaysia and Singapore

  During 27 February until 4 March 2016 Finland’s Minister of Social Affairs and Health Ms. Hanna Mäntylä will visit Malaysia and Singapore in Feb-March 2016. Finpro has invited Finnish companies in the healthcare sector to join the Business Delegation in connection with this visit. The program during the visit will consist of meetings with…