Join the Team Finland business delegation and travel to Singapore on November 26 - 28, 2018 with Ms. Pirkko Mattila, Minister of Social Affairs and Health and discover new business opportunities.
Minister of Social Affairs and Health Ms. Pirkko Mattila joins Asian Health Minister symposium in Singapore. The main topic for this Ministerial symposium is Diabetes. A delegation of Finnish companies is invited to join minister for the trip for meetings with Singaporean stakeholders and diabetes related side events produced by Team Finland.
Interested? Click the tab below to register for the visit as well as to learn more about the preliminary program and practical information.
The deadline for registration is October 26, 2018.
Singapore has declared a War on Diabetes and the Prime Minister of Singapore expressed his concern on diabetes in Singapore already during his 2017 National Day Rally Speech. Roughly 400 000 Singapore residents have diabetes and it is estimated to affect nearly a third of Singaporeans aged over 60.
The broad strategy is to promote a healthy lifestyle and reduce obesity rates in order to cut down on new diabetes cases. Part of the strategy is also to strengthen early screening and intervention and to identify the disease in early stage. Singapore also supports better disease control, that slows disease progression and reduces complications. Developing and implementing process of a multi-year Diabetes Action Plan and Monitoring has started.
To cover the expenses of arranging the visit to Singapore, Business Finland will charge a participation fee as follows:
Business Finland will invoice the participation fee after the visit based on the actual costs. The invoiced fee will not exceed the amounts mentioned above.