The Sport and Exercise Medicine service was established in Singapore General Hospital as of 1 July 2019, and that for Sengkang General Hospital is expected on 1 October 2019. This will significantly enhance patients’ accessibility to SEM services.
CGH SEM is committed to support our athletes both on and off the field, including providing medical support to our national athletes at Major Games.
Dr Leonard Lim was appointed as the Chief Medical Officer for Team Singapore for the Asian Para Games (APG). Held in Jakarta from 6 to 13 October, the APG saw 44 Singapore para athletes competing across 10 sports.
The 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 6 to 18 October. Eighteen youth athletes represented Singapore from eight sports. Dr Fadzil Hamzah was the Chief Medical Officer for Team Singapore.
Singapore fielded its largest Asian Games contingent of 265 athletes across 21 sports at the 18th Asian Games, hosted by Indonesia from 18 August to 2 September. Adj A/Prof Ben Tan was at the Games to support Team Singapore in his role a vice-president of the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC).
The 2018 Asian Fencing Championship saw over 400 athletes from more than 30 countries competing.
Adj Asst Prof Ivy Lim, who is the first Singaporean to sit in the Fencing Confederation Asia (FCA) Medical Commission, was appointed by FCA to be one of the medical delegates for the Championship.
Adj A/Prof Kelvin Chew continued to serve as the Chief Medical Officer for the 2018 FORMULA 1TM Singapore Grand Prix.
Dr Ng Chung Sien and Dr Victor Tan from CGH SEM were also part of the medical team that saw through the successful event.
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