Celebrating 200 years of Medicine in Singapore (MedSG200)
The MedSG200 fundraising campaign, which began in 2019, raised more than $226 million. Prime Minister Mr Lee Hsien Loong witnessed the cheque presentation by Prof Tan Ser Kiat, Chairman, SingHealth Fund and Mr Tony Chew, Member of the MedSG200 Fundraising Committee and Chair of the Singapore General Hospital Fund Committee to Mr Cheng Wai Keung, Chairman, SingHealth, Prof Ivy Ng, Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO), SingHealth and Prof Kenneth Kwek, Deputy GCEO (Innovation & Informatics), SingHealth and CEO, Singapore General Hospital in April 2022. The funds raised support medical research and innovation, medical education and training, patient care programmes, and providing assistance that boosts wellness and resilience of healthcare workers.
Among the many efforts that were part of inaugural campaign was the MedSG200 edition of our signature fundraising charity golf held in January 2022. This event raised $783,500.
Wee Foundation Nursing Academic Fund
The Wee Foundation Nursing Academic Fund will provide advancement and development opportunities to SingHealth nurses to expand their competencies and be equipped with the latest skills and knowledge to provide patients with the best care today, and prepare for the health challenges of tomorrow.
This Fund will support awards for recognition of exemplary nurses, and scholarships to enable our nurses to further their practice at the graduate certificate or graduate diploma, Masters and Doctorate levels. It will also support opportunities for SingHealth nurses to pursue courses and training programmes in areas such as digitalisation, data analytics, systems and design thinking, as well as innovation.
SGH staff celebrate 200 years of Medicine
SGH staff celebrated the hospital’s 200th anniversary by raising funds in support of a variety of causes.
The Bicentennial Heritage Challenge, organised by the Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Sciences Academic Clinical Programme (ACP), raised funds to advance patient care and safety initiatives, through research and education. This supported areas such as safe surgery for patients, pain management and sustainable anaesthesia.
The Radiological Sciences ACP hosted a musical talent showcase that raised funds towards the Tan Kim Ping Academic Fund. This will help train future-ready radiologists, discover new imaging technologies and image-guided procedures to improve patient outcomes.
Commemorating 118 years of pathology in Singapore, the Pathology ACP held a virtual concert to garner donations for research and education initiatives to find the right diagnosis and better prognostic and predictive markers for improved patient outcome.