Tag: Novo Nordisk

Humphrey Lau, Grundfos China elected Business Person of the Year

At the Danish Chamber of Commerce China’s Gala Ball on 3 November Humphrey Lau, CEO of Grundfos in China was awarded ‘Business Person of the Year’ by the Danish Chamber of Commerce in China. “Over 20 years for various companies and in other official capacities, he has pushed the boundaries for what is possible for…

Danish Ambassador marked world diabetes day in Myanmar

The Danish Ambassador to Myanmar delivered speech at the world diabetes day ceremony on 14 November and also opened a diabetes center funded by Danish Novo Nordisk. World Diabetes Day was commemorated at Nay Pyi Taw in Myanmar, where Danish Ambassador John Nielsen addressed the ceremony. The Ambassador congratulated the Government for its effort to…

Danish Minister visited Shanghai

Minister for Development Cooperation of Denmark Ulla Tørnæs visited Shanghai in the first week of November to attend China International Import Expo (CIIE). The Minister visited the Danish National Pavilion, which was organized by State of Green and Dansk Industri – DI. She also visited the Danish Food Pavilion, that was organized by Food Nation…

Novo Nordisk will cut 400 jobs in Denmark and China

Danish Novo Nordisk has announced that they due to restructuring will fire 400 employees in Denmark and China. The Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk has on 18 September announced plans to restructure its Research & Development (R&D) organisation. That means approximately 400 employees from the company’s Danish and Chinese R&D departments will lose their jobs. “In…

First South East Asian city joins Cities Changing Diabetes

As the first city in South East Asia, Jakarta has become a partner in Cities Changing Diabetes, which is initiated by Danish Novo Nordisk. The programme Cities Changing Diabetes could on 24 August welcome Jakarta, Indonesia, into the partnership according to Novo Nordisk. Cities Changing Diabetes is a programme launched by Danish Novo Nordisk, Steno…

Malaysian Ministry of Health in Denmark

The Danish Embassy in Malaysia and the Director General of the Malaysian Ministry of Health, Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, is currently in Denmark to learn about Danish Healthcare and Eldercare solutions. On 22 August they attended a meeting at the Danish Ministry of Health, and visited Bispebjerg Hospital with local companies, 2Trace, Viewcare and…

Interactive children’s event at the Beijing Embassy

The Danish Embassy in Beijing focused on the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle for children during its “Happy, Healthy, Creative Children” event. On Sunday 21 May 2017, more than 1,000 children and their parents participated in an event aimed at promoting a healthy and active lifestyle for children at the Danish Embassy in…

Novo Nordisk focus on lifestyle diseases in Vietnam

  The improving living standards are affecting the health and disease patterns in Vietnam. There is a rapid increase in non-infectious diseases and lifestyle diseases such as cancer and diabetes. An estimate from 2011 said that 1.6 million people have diabetes in Vietnam, and by 2030 this number is estimated to reach 3.4 million. This was a…