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29 Aug 2016

  For doctors: Useful factsheet regarding Zika Virus
European Centre for Disease Prevention and COntrol's website published a factsheet on Zika Virus for the health profesisonals.
 
 
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29 Aug 2016

  Ministry of Health's (MOH's) webpage on Zika to provide the latest health advisory
MOH said on its webpage that it has been closely monitoring the Zika virus situation, and will be introducing several measures to enhance the surveillance of the disease and the protection of Singaporeans. MOH will provide updates on any further developments and the latest public health risk assessments. Do refer to MOH’s webpage on Zika for the latest health advisory.
 
 
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22 Aug 2016

  Advocating whole grains consumption as a key approach in diabetes prevention
Over the past few months, there has been keen interest on the link between diabetes and the consumption of refined carbohydrates such as white rice. This has generated discussions and debate among members of the public and health professionals. The Health Promotion Board (HPB) and Singapore Nutrition & Dietetics Association wish to communicate to the public on the benefits of whole grains consumption and the wider importance of diet quality, especially, carbohydrate quality, as part of strategy to reduce diabetes risk. See linked PDF for more details.
 
 

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Calendar of events

 

Core Concepts in Medical Professionalism

1 October 2016, Saturday, 8.30am to 5pm, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital Tower A
  

SCS-SMA Cancer Education Series 2016 (Breast Cancer)

24 September 2016, Saturday, 1pm to 5pm, Health Promotion Board Auditorium
  

Introductory Course in Health Law

First Saturday of June to September 2016, 1pm to 5pm, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital Tower A Auditorium