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Higher salaries for more than 56,000 public healthcare workers from July

Straits Times 05 Mar 2021
SINGAPORE - An estimated 56,300 public healthcare workers - including nurses and support care staff - will get pay bumps over the next two years, starting in July ... As part of this, the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) will introduce an accelerated programme in occupational therapy.
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Health for life: New initiatives to keep S'poreans healthier longer, help them cope with illness better

Straits Times 05 Mar 2021
SINGAPORE - A slew of new programmes and changes was announced by the Ministry of Health on Friday (March 5) to keep people healthier longer, and help them cope with illness better ... Applications for an accelerated PCP in occupational therapy at the Singapore Institute of Technology are open from now until March 19 this year.
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Pay rises for more than 56,000 public healthcare workers from July

Straits Times 05 Mar 2021
In announcing the pay increases, Senior Minister of State for Health Koh Poh Koon spoke of how the Covid-19 pandemic has shown Singapore the importance of maintaining a resilient core of healthcare workers ... As part of this, the Singapore Institute of Technology will introduce an accelerated programme in occupational therapy.
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Dine in a dome at Capitol this CNY

Straits Times 05 Feb 2021
The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore and Capitol Singapore are going all out to celebrate the upcoming Year of the Ox ... Activities include hands-on workshops, food-tasting and photo-taking sessions, retail therapy and opportunities to win prizes. One highlight is the festive bubble domes at Capitol Singapore's Outdoor Plaza.
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Flight simulation game by NUS aims to help seniors combat cognitive decline

Straits Times 26 Jan 2021
SINGAPORE - Mr S. Rajakumar, 67, is familiar with physical therapy - he has gone for help for his hand, leg and shoulder over the years. On Tuesday (Jan 26), he tried his hand at what he calls "brain therapy", through a tablet-based game that requires players to control a flight.
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Three young researchers recognised for scientific endeavours

Straits Times 20 Dec 2020
SINGAPORE - Three young researchers working in the areas of medical technology, gene therapy and cancer biology were recognised last Friday for their scientific endeavours ... After smartphones and smart watches, National University of Singapore's (NUS) Assistant Professor John Ho believes smart clothing could be the next game changer.
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3T Biosciences Appoints Industry Veteran John Connolly as Interim CEO

Odessa American 17 Dec 2020
Connolly invests time as Director for the IMPACT Program, a multi-disciplinary national initiative focused building cell therapy manufacturing, clinical and regulatory capability for Singapore; and is Founding Director of the Singapore Immunology Network's Immunomonitoring Platform.
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Goh Chok Tong to undergo radiation therapy

Malaysian National News Agency 16 Dec 2020
By MASSITA AHMAD. SINGAPORE, Dec 16 -- Former Singapore Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong will go for radiation therapy after a biopsy found a nodule in his larynx had squamous cells ... bootstrap slideshow. “The nodule had squamous cells ... “Still, I have to go for radiation therapy to be sure that all cancerous cells are killed off.
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Why India's doctors differ on Covid-19 plasma therapy

BBC News 15 Dec 2020
The therapy also requires the consent of patients and their families ... But the ICMR stopped short of banning the therapy ... "The levels and potency of these antibodies differ among individuals and the same must be accounted for in the plasma-therapy trials," says Dr Archita Mishra, a researcher at the Singapore Immunology Network.
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Singapore's research community pivoted to develop Covid-19 response

Straits Times 13 Dec 2020
SINGAPORE - Even before Singapore's first Covid-19 case was reported on Jan 23, the local research community was moving fast to pivot into Covid-19 research, developing a response on all fronts. from manufacturing test swabs to building Singapore's testing arsenal ... Singapore's efforts have paid off.
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Strong science foundation key to Singapore's Covid-19 efforts

Straits Times 13 Dec 2020
Even before Singapore's first Covid-19 case was detected on Jan 23, the local research community was moving to pivot quickly to Covid-19 research, developing a response on all fronts ... "Our national response to Covid-19 builds on the broad base of scientific capabilities that Singapore has built up over the years." ... Singapore's efforts have paid off.
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SoftBank leads $80 mln round in healthcare startup Pear Therapeutics

Canada Dot Com 08 Dec 2020
Boston and San Francisco-based Pear, which offers app-based therapy and tracking tools for patients in treatment for insomnia and ...
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SoftBank leads $80 million round in healthcare startup Pear Therapeutics

Metro USA 08 Dec 2020
Boston and San Francisco-based Pear, which offers app-based therapy and tracking tools for patients in treatment for insomnia and substance abuse, also received backing from Singapore state investor Temasek and drug maker Novartis, it said in a statement ... geographic expansion,” said Corey McCann, CEO of Pear Therapeutics ... Schneps Connects ... .
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