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Denmark donated reusable masks to Internally Displaced Persons camps in Rakhine state

Since the first local transmission of COVID-19 started a few weeks ago in Rakhine State, the number of infections has been rapidly increasing. Vulnerable groups such as internally displaced persons are at a high risk of being infected and suffering loss of livelihoods. On 25th August, Denmark has donated 20,000 adult-size cloth face masks and…

Swedish embassy and Business Sweden held a meeting with Swedish Business in Ho Chi Minh City

On 10 September 2020 the Swedish embassy together with Business Sweden travelled to Ho Chi Minh city. Due to the Covid-19 situation it was their first visit in almost seven months. Usually the team normally visit HCMC every 4-6 week. The team expressed the positive result of the visit in a statement that said: We…

Grundfos Foundation donates funds to Aksi Cepat Tanggap to keep Indonesian health workers safe

With the COVID-19 cases increasing the world over as well as in Indonesia, the concern for the safety of the health workers has come to the forefront. The availability of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is one of the most important elements to support those at the frontliners in combating against this pandemic. The Grundfos Foundation,…

Finnair partners with Terveystalo to offer coronavirus testing for travellers

Finnair has started co-operation with private Finnish healthcare service company Terveystalo to offer its customers easy and fast access to coronavirus testing prior to travel. The service will be launched on 28 September 2020. Some countries require a negative coronavirus test result and a certificate from passengers arriving in the country. The partnership between Finnair and Terveystalo ensures that customers are provided a test certificate required…

The Norwegian Red Cross is looking for a Health Delegate Myanmar

The Norwegian Red Cross (Nor Cross) announced on 18 September 2020 that they are looking for a Health Delegate officer in Myanmar. Their statement said: The Norwegian Red Cross is part of the Red Cross Red Crescent (RCRC) Movement, the world’s largest humanitarian network with millions of volunteers and staff operating in 190 countries. Our…

EU ambassadors and Vietnam agreed on Post Covid-19 Green recovery

Earlier this week, EU Ambassador Giorgio Aliberti and 9 other Ambassadors of EU Member States met with Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha to discuss EU and Vietnam’s plans for a post covid-19 green economic recovery. Both parties agreed that a green recovery path is the only way forward to achieve sustainable…

Sweden and Thailand will collaborate more on waste water management and road safety agenda

Team Sweden met with Thailand’s Deputy Minister of Interior to discuss waste water management and road safety agenda on 14 September 2020. After the fruitful discussion between Mr. Niphon Bunyamanee, Deputy Minister of Interior and Team Sweden in wastewater management and road safety agenda, Team Sweden announced that it is looking forward to renewing its…

The Swedish embassy will be at Kampot on 16 September to meet the Swedes

The embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh announced, that Swedes in Cambodia who would like to know more about the current situation from the ambassador, please register to join the embassy visit on Wednesday, September 16 to Kampot. The embassy will participate with ambassador Björn Häggmark himself. The intention is to meet Swedes to get…

Nordic Innovation House Singapore invites to “Healthcare Innovation Platforms” virtual event

The Nordic Innovation House-Singapore announced on 11 September 2020, that together with Nordic Health Virtual Market Entry Programme – Singapore 2020, would like to invites to their webinar event on ‘Healthcare Innovation Platforms by The Nordics and Singapore, and Nordic Showcase’ Participants on the webinar will learn how Nordic and Singaporean healthcare institutions are moving…

Finnish embassy announces contact information to stranded travelers in Laos

The Embassy of Finland in Hanoi announced on 31 August 2020 contact information to stranded Finnish travelers in Laos – should there still be any left. “The Embassy of Finland in Hanoi wish to advise those travelers in Laos who cannot return to Finland through commercial flights to send an email to the address sanomat.han@formin.fi…