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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…

First naturist resort in Bangkok

The groundbreaking ceremony of a new naturist boutique resort, “BareFeet Naturist Resort”, was performed today at the site 30 minutes north of Bangkok city center. The resort will be the first in Bangkok offering a secure environment for tourists and locals enjoying a clothes free lifestyle. Barefeet Naturist Resort will be operated as a member resort of Naturist Association Thailand Co., Ltd.

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.…

Swedish envoy assesses Myanmar’s healthcare

A team led by the Swedish Global Health Ambassador Dr. Anders Nordström together with Ann Måwe and Ulrika Ferenius from the Swedish Foreign Ministry accompanied Tomas Lundström from the Swedish Embassy to Yangon on November 18 and 19. The team visited both a public and private clinic, and it was astonishing to see the vast…