6.9 million population target caused 17% spike in blood demand within 5 years

According to the latest figures from the Health Science Authority (HSA), demand for blood has increased 17%, or 111,633 units of blood, in the...

39 pre-school children confirmed infected with TB after infected school remain open

According to state media Straits Times today (May 17), 39 pre-school children and 4 staffs have been confirmed to be infected with Tuberculosis (TB)...

Ministry of Health: Not enough kidney dialysis centres

According to the Ministry of Health (MOH), Singapore's three charity kidney dialysis organisations had space for only 100 new dialysis patients and would last...

Ministry of Health: Not enough hospital rooms, make do with corridors

The Ministry of Health (MOH) today (Apr 7) confirmed that Singapore is still facing a serious hospital bed crunch and the situation is still...

Zika virus return: 2 infected in Kovan

The Zika virus has returned to Singapore with 2 confirmed victims tested positive for the virus. According to the press release by the National...

More Singaporean elderly avoid doctor’s follow-up due to poverty

According to SingHealth, one in four people who were screened between July 2015 and July 2016 did not returned for a doctor's follow-up and...

Minister Tan Chuan Jin: TB is not contagious, no need to close school

Despite having no conclusion that all staff members and children at a PAP pre-school in Clementi are cleared of tuberculosis, Minister for Social and...

Singapore government cover up infection at primary school

Despite founding out a total of 62 students and school staffs diagnosed with vomiting and diarrhoea at Oasis Primary School in Punggol, the Singapore...

Minister Chee Hong Tat: ElderShield to be mandatory, premiums to increase

Minister of State for Health Chee Hong Tat is pushing for a new mandatory insurance scheme for Singaporeans, ElderShield. The government insurance pays S$400...

Singapore doctors strongly oppose removal of referral fees because it affects their business

Through three medical representation groups, Singapore doctors are up in arm opposing the Singapore Medical Council's (SMC) recent decision to ban doctors from paying...

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