Developing healthcare systems - Conference

16-05-2012

The Embassy of Sweden in Poland, Swecare and the Swedish Trade Council are pleased to invite you to a Healthcare Conference on May 24 followed by a visiting program on May 25, 2012 in Warsaw.

Background

Poland faces great challenges in its’ strive to provide high qualitative and efficient healthcare to the whole population.. The needs and costs for healthcare will increase as Poland, like many other western countries, is facing a demographic change with a rapidly ageing population. There is also an urgent need for modernization and upgrading of current healthcare facilities. To address these challenges Polish authorities have developed several national strategies. Focus of these strategies is how to provide better care using the already available economic resources.

Conference and study visit

The conference is a Swedish-Polish joint initiative to create a one-day meeting with presentations, case studies and panel debates. The event will serve as a platform for exchange of knowhow and expertise between Sweden and Poland.  The purpose is also to generate specific business opportunities for Swedish companies, already present on, or planning on entering the Polish market

Focus areas of the conference will be:

• Challenges of the Healthcare systems in Sweden and Poland
• Lean Healthcare - efficient management at hospitals and other institutions

The conference provides a unique opportunity for participating companies to present their products and solutions as well as an opportunity to discuss potential business opportunities with Polish key decision makers. It will also be an important learning experience for all parties where your company will be able to learn more about planned public investments in Poland’s healthcare sector as well as of products and solutions needed in Poland.

On May 25 a study visit will be arranged to a public and a private hospital in Warsaw. This visit will give you on-site practical knowledge about the Polish healthcare system in order to identify current needs and demands.

Who is invited to participate

• Polish Ministry of Health and Ministry of Labor and Social Policy
• Swedish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
• Stockholm County Council
• Office of the Marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship in Warsaw
• Polish National Healthcare Fund (NFZ)
• Swedish and Polish management of hospitals and health care institutions
• Swedish and Polish companies and their partners and guests
• Relevant media will be contacted ahead of conference and sent a press release as well as invited to attend the conference on the 24th of May 2012

Together these two days provide an excellent opportunity to evaluate the demand for your products and solutions in Poland. Our aim is to tailor the conference agenda to your specific needs. Therefore we will invite Polish guests who could become your potential customers or partners. We encourage you to get in touch as soon as possible to discuss your specific needs and expectations for this event.

First come first served, so please do not hesitate to send in your application by fax or by e-mail or contact us if you have any questions as soon as possible!

For questions:

Ylva Wide, Swecare, ylva.wide@swecare.se  or Phone no.: +46 8 406 75 52

Bianca Dochtorowicz, Swedish Trade Council, bianca.dochtorowicz@swedishtrade.se or + Phone no 48 66 44 310 79 and Fax no. : +48 22 505 84 61

Wilhelm Wojtasik, Swedish Trade Council, Wilhelm.wojtasik@swedishtrade.se or + 48 66 44 310 71 and Fax no. : +48 22 505 84 61

 

 

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