Daily Archives: 2015-12-08

Review Committee finds fault with SGH’s practices on Hepatitis C outbreak

Photo – The Straits Times, Tan Weizhen The report by the Independent Review Committee (IRC) has found that sloppy practices, including poor infection control, led to the Hepatitis C outbreak in Singapore General Hospital’s (SGH) renal wards 64A and 67 where 25 patients were infected between the period of April and June 2015. The report by the review committee was submitted …

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Only married people get Personal Protection Orders

Singapore is a pro-family country. Family is sacred here, precious and to be protected at all costs. Don’t ever forget it. Everything that’s ever done in Singapore is for the good of the family unit. Unless, of course, you’re in a same-sex relationship. Or you’re unmarried. Or you’re a single parent. If you don’t fit the patriarchal heterosexual family unit, …

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We Can! Arts Fest examines gender-based violence through art

Families, artists, feminists and performers gathered at Singapore Art Museum on Sunday for the third annual We Can! Arts Fest. We Can!, which stands for “We Can End All Violence Against Women”, is a campaign against gender-based violence. The campaign operates under the Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE). For the past two years, the Arts Fest has drawn …

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