This afternoon, I will join the first batch of 2,000 nurses to view Gunther von Hagens’ “Body Worlds: The Cycle of Life” exhibition at the Science Centre. Continue reading “Be Amazed by Body Worlds” »
Archive for February, 2010
Every year, I will make a strong pre-Budget request to the Finance Ministry: if budget position permits, please top up Medisave, Medifund and Eldercare Fund. Continue reading “$710 million Top-Ups” »
Prof John Wong’s email that Dr Chee Phui Hung passed away yesterday did not come as a surprise. Still, I was very sad when I read it. Continue reading “A Sad Loss” »
Today, MOH reverted its H1N1 alert level to green. Ever since last June when WHO declared H1N1 Pandemic Alert level 6, we have been waiting for this day. Continue reading “Finally, It’s Green” »
During one dialogue with NTUC a couple of years ago, one unionist wanted to use his Medisave to pay for hospitalisation overseas as it could save him some money. I asked for a show of hands, how many would support such an idea. The majority did. Continue reading “More Choices” »
Media reported on a possible connection between soft drinks and pancreatic cancer. Oncologists’ reactions vary, many are sceptical.
Coincidentally, at a house visit last week, a resident told me that she has pancreatic cancer. She said that this is an unusual cancer and not much research has been done on it. She hoped that we can encourage more doctors to research into this area. Continue reading “Soft drinks & Pancreatic Cancer” »
Last night, at our annual dinner & dance, MOH colleagues let their hair down, some more than others! Continue reading “Once In Awhile, We Let Our Hair Down” »
I skipped my lunch time exercise today to pop over to Mr Ng Teng Fong’s wake. I have never met him in person but his children have helped me a lot in my work. Continue reading “Using Our Gifts” »
I got that this morning, but in a real and non virtual manner.
As a patient recovering from a frozen shoulder, I sensed that I have fully recovered. I have regained my injured shoulder’s functions and have returned to my routine, including daily exercises (and even blood donation last week). Continue reading “Sweetest Tweet” »