The Ambassador of Colombia to the Netherlands participated at the "Health in Colombia and the Netherlands" seminar

3/04/2017
The Ambassador of Colombia to the Netherlands participated at the "Health in Colombia and the Netherlands" seminar

 

On 14 March, the Ambassador of Colombia to the Netherlands, Juan José Quintana, participated at the Health Care in Colombia and The Netherlands seminar held in The Hague.

During his welcoming speech, he thanked the support of Task Force Health and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs in ensuring the success of this event. The Ambassador also mentioned the existing challenges in the Colombian health sector in restoring public confidence and ensuring the financial sustainability of the system.

A delegation of 18 representatives from different hospitals, clinics, universities and insurance companies of the Colombian private healthcare sector were present in the seminar aiming to introduce the latest developments in the country's healthcare sector as well as to find business opportunities. Special attention was also given to opportunities in medical devices, supply chains, eHealth, training and education, hospital design, construction and equipment, nursing care and healthcare financing.

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