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December 12, 2017 | ResearchEvents 

SingHealth and A*Star tie up to tackle prevalent diseases in Asia

The strategic research partnership is focused on diabetes, immunotherapy and drug development, and precision medicine.

December 11, 2017 | Clinical Care and Innovation 

SNEC launches mobile eye clinic

The VisionSave Mobile Eye Bus will bring eye care to the door step of Singaporeans, especially the elderly and underprivileged community with poor mobility.

December 05, 2017 | ResearchEducation 

Turning the spotlight on a friend-turned-foe

Ansel Lim, Fourth-year NUS YLL School of Medicine student, puts aggressive breast cancer under the microscope.

November 30, 2017 | Awards & Recognition 

8 individuals and organisations win President's Volunteerism and Philanthropy Awards

For the past 10 years, Dr Marcus Ang, a Consultant at the Singapore National Eye Centre, has been bringing his equipment to needy elderly and giving them free eye check-ups. Dr Ang was one of eight recipients of President's Volunteerism and Philanthropy Awards 2017 earlier today.

November 30, 2017 | Academic Clinical ProgrammesClinical Care and InnovationPhoto StoryUpclose 

A future with hope

The VIVA-KKH Paediatric Brain and Solid Tumour Programme set out to change the narrative for children diagnosed with brain and solid cancers. Set up in 2015, the programme leverages the collective strengths and expertise of KKH, SGH, NCCS, NNI, the Viva Foundation for Children with Cancer (VIVA) and St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA. This novel initiative cuts across specialties and institutions as healthcare professionals come together to treat the brain and solid tumours in children.

November 30, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationEducation 

Helping Bangladeshi hospitals treat burn victims

A team from Singapore General Hospital’ Burns Centre visited Bangladesh from 26-30 November to treat burns victims and conduct training for doctors, nurses and therapists from across Bangladesh.

November 29, 2017 | Photo StoryRegional Health SystemClinical Care and Innovation 

From walking frame to tongkat

For Mr Ng, discharge from the hospital was just the beginning of his road to recovery. The Regional Health System ensures that vulnerable patients like Mr Ng do not fall through the cracks. By appointing a Patient Navigator to coordinate his care, different healthcare professionals, welfare organisations and other sectors of the community are mobilised to provide a continuum of services to Mr Ng. This way, he can ease back into normalcy.

November 29, 2017 | Research 

Are we on the right track to produce translational medicine?

Singapore has been growing its biomedical sciences industry for almost two decades. But the ecosystem may still be lacking some aspects in translating the science into medical solutions. Should we be worried?