Protecting frontline staff from infectious diseases

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE SECOND READING OF THE INFECTIOUS DISEASES (AMENDMENT) BILL IN PARLIAMENT ON 14 JAN 2019 Reply from MOH   Mr Speaker Sir I rise to support the Bill. We are a busy cross-road for international air and sea transport. Millions of tourists pass through our shores by air, land and sea. Hence, we need to take steps to closely monitor and implement measures on how infectious diseases can be controlled to protect the health of our local population.....

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A HealthPolis in Nee Soon South

The new Goodlife!@Yishun centre has officially opened. It is run by Montfort Care and supported by the Nee Soon South community. Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam, Adviser to Nee Soon GRC GROs graced the opening ceremony with host Adviser, Er. Dr. Lee Bee Wah. Goodlife!@Yishun will be the first centre in Singapore to offer multi-sensory care to seniors and their caregivers, including hand massages and aromatherapy to ease their stress. The centre will also offer respite for caregivers and support a network of volunteers who encourage active ageing.....

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Careshield Life premiums solely used for S’poreans

Parliamentary Questions from Henry Kwek on 10 Sep 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Health (a) whether Careshield Life is subjected to the Insurance Act; and (b) if not, how will the Government ensure that the premiums collected are properly managed and payouts made available when claims arise. Answer MOH replied that government plans to set up a CareShield Life Fund. All CareShield Life premiums collected, along with any investment returns from these premiums, will remain entirely within the Fund.....

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Microbeads, disease costs and starting salaries

Parliamentary Questions from Louis Ng on 10 Sep 2018 1. To ask the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources (a) whether the Ministry monitors the amounts of microbeads in reservoirs, tap water, and discharge into the ocean; (b) what percentage of microbeads is removed during the water treatment process; and (c) whether the Ministry will consider banning cosmetics that contain microbeads. Answer 2. To ask the Minister for Transport (a) when will the Ministry make public the full findings of the animal monitoring programme conducted at the Central Catchment Nature Reserve,....

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