Swedish Minister to Visit Malaysia and Indonesia

Swedish Minister for Social Affairs Göran Hägglund will visit Malaysia and Indonesia on April 4 – 7, 2011.  Mr. Hägglund will lead a delegation of fifteen Swedish companies operating in the healthcare sector.

During his visit to Malaysia, Göran Hägglund is scheduled among other things to meet his Malaysian colleague, YB Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, and participate in two Knowledge Sharing Seminars. He will also visit Prince Court Medical Centre, a private hospital owned by Malaysia’s national oil company Petronas, and National Heart Institute, Malaysia’s national center for cardiovascular diseases.
 Malaysia is already one of Sweden’s largest trading partners in Southeast Asia.

During the visit to Indonesia, Göran Hägglund will have consultations with Indonesia’s health minister and participate in the seminar “Health care for the future”.
 Mr. Hägglund will also visit the RSCM Hospital, a university hospital operated as a public hospital. During this visit, a Kanmed Babywarmer will be donated to the hospital. The purpose of a Babywarmer is to save the lives of prematurely born babies and the equipment is on UNICEF’s list of recommended products. Göran Hägglund will also visit a local Community Health Center, the private hospital Lippo Siloam Hospital and Pertamedika which is a state-owned company hospital.

Companies in the delagation are as follows: 
Nya Karolinska 
Scandinavian Quality Care 

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