Daily Archives: 2010-06-29

Discrimination of overweight staff in Singapore hospitals

– By Ravi Philemon – “If you are fat, how do you teach patients?” asks nurse Rajaletchumi Raja Singam. Discriminatory words like hers are not uncommon.  In fact, subtle and invidious discrimination against people who are overweight happens at all levels of society, and they ruin people’s lives. Professor Linda Bacon, who is a specialist in food and sustainability and …

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