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Enhanced precautionary measure against MERS-CoV


MOH’s Health Advisory to be distributed to travellers flying to areas affected by MERS-CoV in the Middle East 1.         The Ministry of Health (MOH) is closely monitoring the latest global developme...

Health advisory on measles


1.            Measles is a highly infectious disease that is found in many countries, including Singapore. In January 2014, the Philippines announced measles outbreaks in a number of cities in Metro M...

Seventh dengue death in Singapore


The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) have been notified of the death of a dengue patient who lived at Hougang Street 22. This is the seventh local dengue death case t...

Medifund Reaches More Needy And Elderly Patients


More than $90m in Medifund aid given out in FY 2011 1. More than $90 million of Medifund aid was disbursed to needy patients in FY2011, up 16 percent from FY2010. Of this amount, about $76 million w...

New CEO for Health Promotion Board (HPB)


Mr Zee Yoong Kang will take over as CEO of the Health Promotion Board (HPB) on 1 March 2013.  He succeeds Mr Ang Hak Seng, who will be assuming the post of Chief Executive Director of the People’s Ass...

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