37 recipients honoured at SingHealth's Inspirational Patient and Caregiver Awards

37 recipients honoured at SingHealth’s Inspirational Patient and Caregiver Awards

The healthcare industry has given out awards this week to patients and caregivers, as well as a support group. SingHealth said all 37 of the award winners are inspirational partners. Dr Eileen Poon, who started the Adolescents and Young Adults…

New Enabling Academy to help persons with disabilities secure, sustain employment

New Enabling Academy to help persons with disabilities secure, sustain employment

Persons with disabilities in Singapore now have more help in not just securing, but also sustaining employment. A new learning hub called Enabling Academy, which offers over 110 training courses, will help them acquire skills throughout their lifetime. There are…

Singapore MPs unanimously endorse White Paper on Women's Development

Singapore MPs unanimously endorse White Paper on Women’s Development

The White Paper on Women’s Development took centre stage in Parliament on April 5. Nearly 10 political office holders and close to 30 members of parliament weighed in, calling for greater support for caregivers, stronger protection against violence, and a…

Govt reviewing master plan to better support children with special needs, caregivers: Chan Chun Sing

Govt reviewing master plan to better support children with special needs, caregivers: Chan Chun Sing

The number of students reported with special education needs rose by about 5% in the past three years. Education Minister Chan Chun Sing said this is largely due to growing awareness and early detection. He added that the government is…

Singapore's first dedicated breast cancer centre opens

Singapore’s first dedicated breast cancer centre opens

A new centre that is specifically for breast cancer patients, survivors and caregivers is now open. It gives them a conducive space to socialise, share their experiences and support one another. This comes as breast cancer continues to be the…