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Finnish partner in Future of Healthcare 2018 conference

EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EUMCCI), with Malaysian-Finnish Business Council among its partners organised the ‘Future of Healthcare 2018: ASEAN-EU trends and opportunities’ conference during 14 – 16 May. Held in connection to the SEACare trade fair the main objective of the conference was to offer EU and Asean companies, SME’s in specific, export…

Novo Nordisk to offer diabetis treatment to Myanmar children

The Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk will provide free treatment to Myanmar children suffering from type 1 diabetis. The treatment will include medicating the children with Novo Nordisk’s products but also educate doctors and nurses in treating the disease, which, according to a spokesman from Novo Nordisk, kills 60.000 Myanmar citizens – or at least…

Danish health minister visited Vietnam

Denmark’s Minister of Health, Ellen Trane Nørby was on an official two-day visit to Vietnam during 10-11 April. Her visit aimed at enhancing the bilateral comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and Denmark with special focus on health-related areas and the Strategic Sector Cooperation between the two national Health Ministries. The official visit started in Hanoi where…

Swedish fitness opening first branch in Thailand

The Swedish fitness chain Fitness24Seven has opened the first branch in Thailand, more precisely at the Summer Hill Project in Bangkok’s Phra Khanong district. The Swedish Ambassador Staffan Herrstrom accompanied Chief Executive Christian Ask and Country Manager Natalia Folbrycht for the grand opening on the 22nd of March. As the name suggests, Fitness24Seven never closes…

Swedish hoteliers, 137 Pillars team host organic food, wellness festival

Fans of all things healthy, organic, and any wellness modalities that support longevity should here take notice! 137 Pillars Hotels & Resorts is for the first time bringing its ‘Asian Organic Gourmet Festival’ (previously hosted in Chiang Mai) to Bangkok. There, the Swedes at luxury hotel 137 Pillars Suites & Residences in Bangkok, General Manager…

Embassy in Bangkok hosted Danish company Ellipse

On 7 March 2018, the Danish Embassy, Bangkok in collaboration with a Danish company, Ellipse A/S and their business partner in Thailand, Filtech Enterprise 1994 PCL, hosted an Ellipse User Group Meeting at the Danish Ambassador’s residence. The purpose of the event was for dermatologists and clinical experts to share knowledge and experience of using…

Danish pharmaceutical Meabco exhibited in Bangkok

In January, a representative from the Royal Danish Embassy, Bangkok together with Meabco A/S, a Danish pharmaceutical company, which developed an innovative anti-cancer drug, participated in a showcase of the Thai Food and Drug Administration (FDA), visited by Deputy Prime Minister General Chatchai Sarikulya and Minister of Public Health Clin. Prof. Emeritus Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn. Several…

AstraZeneca joins with Chinese investment fund to develop new medicines

AstraZeneca has announced a strategic joint venture with the Chinese Future Industry Investment Fund (FIIF) to form an equally-owned, stand-alone company in China to discover, develop and commercialise potential new medicines to help meet unmet needs globally, and to bring innovative new medicines to patients in China faster. FIIF is managed by the SDIC Fund…

European Pavilion at Medical Philippines Expo

NordCham Philippines, together with the EU-Philippines Business Network put together the European Pavilion at Medical Philippines Expo in Manila (27 – 28 November) for EU companies exploring business opportunities in the growing healthcare sector. The pavilion was organised as a business mission in Manila during this medical expo, co-financed by the EPBN. It provided 10…

Rasmus Kristensen: Back in Asia – as Denmark’s Ambassador to Indonesia

Rasmus A. Kristensen arrived in Jakarta in September 2017 appointed as the new Danish Ambassador to Indonesia replacing Casper Klynge (who prematurely left in the summer to become Denmark’s first ever Tech Ambassador). While Ambassador Kristensen has worked many years for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in Denmark this is his first posting as…