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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…

Sweden helps to address Thailand’s future healthcare challenges as an ageing society

With the focus theme ‘Healthcare Solutions For An Ageing Society’ the recent Swedish Healthcare delegation to Thailand and Vietnam was spot on, as Business Sweden’s Ambassador-led delegation met with public and private business representatives in the first country of the visit. A seminar was held in Bangkok on May 25, with Thailand, within the greying…

New action plan for the Swedish-Chinese cooperation on health

A new action plan in the field of health was signed on 21 April by Sweden’s Public Health, Medical and Sports Minister Gabriel Wikstrom, and China’s Health Minister Li Bin. The action plan allows us to deepen cooperation in areas such as combating antibiotic resistance and tobacco prevention. We also get the opportunity to collaborate…

Minister for Health Care leads Swedish delegation to China

On April 19-23, 2015 Sweden’s new Minister for Health Care, Public Health and Sport Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, Gabriel Wikström, will be visiting China with a delegation. Through a mix of meetings with key stakeholders from national and local levels, study visits and seminars, Swedish companies will have the opportunity to present their…

Danish healthcare startups target China

Vaeksthus Zealand has over the last three years coached 46 Danish SMEs on doing business in China. Especially within welfare technology is the expectations big, as China is planning to build upwards of 25,000 new hospitals inside of 10 years. The initiative is financed by EU’s Regional fund, Region Sjællands regional development resources and co-payment.…