Category: Health news Thailand

Hua Hin Health






It has been only one year since the opening of Bangkok Hospital Hua Hin, but in that short time the hospital has already reached out twice to the Scandinavian community in Hua Hin – the first time was at a live demonstration of its Sky ICU helicopter and the second time was at a meeting…

Accidents Expensive for Swedish Insurance Company






Länsforsakringar Gothenburg and Bohuslän, one of 24 local Swedish insurance companies, spend nearly 22 million SEK in compensation for more than 2500 accidents, crimes and injuries associated with travel. “Average cost of hospitalization in e.g. Thailand is 27 000 SEK (116.000 THB) and the cost associated with certain types of accidents nearly doubled, says Dr.…

Thai-Finnish Wellness Centre Opens in Bangkok






The first Thai-Finnish Wellness Centre has been opened in Bangkok, Thailand. – The newly opened centre is fully equipped with the latest Finnish wellness technology. Finnish companies involved in the first stage of the project have been HUR Oy, a company specialized in smart-card controlled training devices, Corusfit Oy, the developer of CorusCardio concept with…

Danish Equipment to Bangkok Hospitals






Nine hospitals and 24 health care centres in Bangkok are currently being equipped with Danish medical appliances. The equipment worth 117 million Danish kroner is being installed by Danish Medical Industry Ltd. A/S – a consortium of Danish medical equipment manufacturers. The installation started in April last year and is expected to be finished by…

Charlotte Fung Korff – a Scandinavian coordinator at BNH Hospital






Charlotte Fung Korff arrived in Bangkok this February together with her husband, Kim Korff, who holds a position as Supply Chain Manager with the East Asiatic Company. But she is not the ordinary accompanying Danish spouse.      The 28 years old Asian looking Charlotte was born and raised in Copenhagen; however, her parents are Hong Kong…

SWEA Bangkok visits Samitivej Hospital






The Swedish Womens Group in Bangkok, SWEA, has recently visited Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital, the hospital that is known for its services to expatriates living in Bangkok and South East Asia.      Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital is a 220 bed specialized hospital offering full range of services including outpatient services. The hospital has been upgraded with new facilities…

Bangkok Hospital expanding in the Scandinavian market






Nearly half the international patients of Bangkok Hospital are Scandinavians. Some are residents of Thailand while others are Scandinavians living in countries around the region.       For about one year, the hospital has had a Norwegian, Mrs. Kjersti Michaelsen as its Scandinavian coordinator. In May, Mrs. Michaelsen took maternity leave but during these months another…