Solid expertise, innovative solutions and a knowledge-based economy have enabled Finland to become one of the healthiest, wealthiest and most prosperous countries in the world as Finnish health care system provides a comprehensive high quality service for all ages from primary and newborn health to specialised medical care for senior citizens.
However, On the 3rd of November, 2015, the Embassy of Finland will host an event in Lagos to showcase Finnish expertise, solutions and devices that can go a long way in promoting health and wellbeing in Nigeria.
In a statement by the the Ambassador of Finland to Nigeria, Pirjo-Suomela Chowdhury, the event will provide a platform for companies, decision-makers, experts, media and others to network, exchange ideas, and to explore cooperation.
“It will be an occasion for sharing knowledge and experience on health and wellbeing. It will facilitate business opportunities, and will provide a chance to take a first-hand look at some of the products and solutions that Finnish health and well-being companies offer,” she noted.
Adding, she said, the event will sooth all senses, with music inspired by Finnish nature, and a beautiful fashion show by an award-winning Finnish designer.
“The aim is that guests will leave the event refreshed and replenished, with many new contacts, and full of new ideas on how to promote health and wellbeing, and that they will have a good idea of the kind of things Finland can offer to suport them in these efforts.”
The programme will include messages by the Ambassador of Finland to Nigeria, the Executive Director of the Nigerian Heart Foundation and Vice-president of the World Heart Federation, as well as experts from Finland.
Source: Daily Times Nigeria