The Regional Director of the Western Pacific for the World Health Organization, Dr. Shin Young-Soo has expressed disappointment on reports pinpointing a number of Western Pacific Region countries including Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Vietnam and Cambodia for reflecting a number of dengue cases. Further, Cambodia as well as Singapore was observed with higher number cases than previous year figures.
The Environment and Water Resources Ministry (MEWR) is looking forward to increase the level of land recovery limit by one meter so as to balance with the land lost in the coastal erosion.
In addition to President Tony Tan's speech, during opening on the Parliament on Monday, the Ministry of Health has tailored plans to enlarge the expenditure limit for subsidizing medications as well as outpatient care. The move is inspired to cover maximum number of Singaporeans living with congenital conditions, psychiatric conditions as well as those who are very old under the spell of MediShield scheme.
The residents of Seletar Hills are at a high risk of dengue after a recent case of the disease was confirmed from the region. So far, 13 cases of dengue have been confirmed from the region.
In order to improve the standards and ensure accountability in social work, the Singapore Association of Social Workers (SASW), has made it mandatory for social workers to get licensed in their profession.
The decision is likely to mend the accountability variations between social workers and other leading professionals, including doctors and engineers.
The governing body will help ensure that social workers do not violate the codes and conducts of the profession.
People's Association and the Taman Jurong Community Sports Club organized a charity race yesterday which bragged an amount of 6 million dollars. The collected amount will be used for care and treatment of cancer patients along with mitigating the impact of cancer in patient and his related people’s life.