Daily Archives: 2016-11-12

Vapers tell WHO: A billion smokers deserve equal access to safer products
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

New Delhi – Vapers on 9 November had called on the World Health Organisation to allow the world’s one billion smokers to have equal access to safer alternatives to cigarettes. Officials in closed-door meetings between the WHO and government health ministries in Delhi Read More

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MCCs and TPAs to be regulated under Private Hospitals and Medical Clinics Act (PHMCA)
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Last updated on November 15th, 2016 at 08:53 pmMinister of State for Health Chee Hong Tat said that managed care companies (MCCs) and Third Party Administrators (TPAs) which provide healthcare services directly to patients will be regulated under the Private Hospitals and Medical Read More

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Khaw Boon Wan: Adequate parking lots in the vicinity of Golden Shoe Car Park (GSCP) even if it redevelopes into office building
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Last updated on November 15th, 2016 at 01:49 pmThere are adequate parking lots in the vicinity of Golden Shoe Car Park (GSCP), even if it is redeveloped into an office building, said Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan. This is the response to Read More

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Approval granted by Government on Pre-Implantation Genetic Screening (PGS)
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong has announced that the Government has granted approval on Pre-Implantation Genetic Screening (PGS) to identify chromosomal abnormalities in embryos created through in-vitro fertilization (IVF), with the aim of improving the chances of conceiving. This is the response on Read More

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