Swedish Health Ministry’s Singapore visit

On 13-14 February Swedish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs’ representative Madeleine Harby Samuelsson, visited Singapore. The main purpose of the State Secretary’s visit was to gain a deeper understanding of the health and elderly care sector in Singapore. Mrs. Harby Samuelsson led a delegation that comprised of representatives from Swecare, The National Board of Health and Welfare, Business Sweden, Karolinska University Hospital and seven Swedish healthcare companies.

As part of the programme, the state secretary visited Singapore General Hospital, NUH hospital, All Saints Home, Lions Home for the Elders and Pathlight School. She also met with her counterpart, Dr Lam Pin Min, Minister of State at Ministry of Health and discussed increased bilateral collaboration in the healthcare sector. In another meeting Mr Faisal Ibrahim, Parliamentary Secretary at Ministry of Social and Family Development social and family development matters were discussed.

Source: Embassy of Sweden, Singapore


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