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Finnish ambassador and Bali vice governor led the opening ceremony of a senior activity centre

H.E. Jari Sinkari, the Finnish ambassador to Indonesia and Vice Governor of Bali, Mr. Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati led the opening ceremony of “Teuku Umar Hovi Club”  a brand new Senior Activity Center in Bali, Indonesia. The Senior activity centre is a cooperation between the Finnish Hovi Group and Balinese Kasih Ibu Hospital Group.…

Danish Crown Princess to visit Indonesia

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HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark will be going to Indonesia for the sake of sexual and reproductive health and rights. Along with Rasmus Prehn, the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, and Natalia Kanem, Executice Director for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), she is visiting from 2 to 4 December. The aim is to get…

A Scandinavian at the heart of Phuket’s popular medical services

Lotte Dietrich from Denmark is a familiar face for Scandinavian regulars seeking medical care or being medical tourism patients at one of Phuket’s private hospitals – especially so given that she has been around since the time of the 2004 tsunami. Lotte had arrived to Phuket prior to the tsunami and was offered a job…

Student wants ladybirds to turn China organic

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While Danish people send ladybirds to heaven so they can ask God for good weather, a Chinese PhD student at University of Copenhagen is now asking them to eat all the greenflies. It is supposed to advance organic production in China, Globalnyt writes. “I specialise in biological control. Simply put, it is the act of…

Sweden co-funded Myanmar’s health project

Sweden co-funded Myanmar’s project, “SRHR STRONG+” together with the United States, United Kingdom and Switzerland by donating thier budget through the Access to Health Fund, an organization pooling fund from multi-donors to support the health sector in Myanmar. “SRHR: STRONG+” stands for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Strengthening the Realization of National Guidelines, Policies,…

Swedish Embassy welcomes Head of Borgholm Health center to Singapore

The Embassy of Sweden in Singapore gave a warm welcome to Head of Borgholm Health center, Dr. Åke Åkesson who came to visit Singaporean health organizations around 28-31 January 2019. The visiting programs included meetings with policy makers and health professionals from the National Healthcare Group (NHG), SingHealth, National University of Health System (NUHS) and…

Finnish healthtech solutions target Singapore, Southeast Asia

The ‘Finnish HealthTech Event’ (part of ‘Meet Finland in Singapore’ Week) was among the opportunities to meet Finnish innovators during the Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology 2018. The largest delegation of healthcare companies (10+) from Finland to Singapore so far, including some of the most innovative brands and start-ups, shared their latest innovations there,…

Helsinki promotes start-ups, business investment in and via Singapore

Following the ‘Meet Finland in Singapore’ week that took place during the Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology 2018 (SWITCH), and also included Helsinki’s very own Slush tech start-up event concept (held for the third time also in Singapore), the Finnish organisers’ initial evaluation in a press release was positive and upbeat. They said that…

Thai-Danish expert forum held in Bangkok

An expert forum focusing on innovation and diagnostics-pathway to improve dengue patient management in Thailand was held on 28 November in Bangkok. The event was a cooperation between BluSense Diagnotics ApS, an innovative Point-of-Care diagnostics company in Denmark, its business partner in Thailand, General Science Enterprise Co. Ltd., and the Danish Embassy in Bangkok. The…

Singapore-Finland seminar on metabolic diseases

Experts from Finland and Singapore gathered at “Singapore-Finland Research Seminar on Metabolic Diseases” on 28 November in Singapore. The research seminar focused on prevention and treatment of diabetes and cardiometabolic diseases and presented latest research and solutions. The aim of the seminar was to find concrete cooperation proposals to be developed further for joint research,…