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App allows ICU patients to be ‘heard’

December 20, 2012

SINGAPORE – When she was admitted to Changi General Hospital’s (CGH’s) intensive-care unit (ICU) two months ago, Claire (not her full name) was unable to tell nurses whenever she needed anything. This was because the 19-year-old, who suffered from respiratory problems following a bad fall, was put on a breathing tube. The tube, which was […]

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Raffles Hospital tweaks rooms for Middle Eastern patients

June 11, 2012

SINGAPORE  – Raffles Hospital has designed a new class of private rooms with the culture-specific needs of Middle Eastern patients in mind, providing a more pleasant healing process while receiving quality medical care. Gulf patients are offered a home away from home at Singapore’s Raffles Hospital, a statement from announced Singapore tourism officials. Mohamed Hafez […]

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New Study to Determine Philippine’s Disaster Medical Preparedness

May 4, 2012

PHILIPPINES – Health officials in the Philippines are launching a nationwide study to determine whether medical facilities can function during an emergency. With an average of 20 typhoons each year, the island nation is one of the most disaster-prone countries worldwide. The study entails the use of a checklist checklist of indicators to assess structural, […]

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New hospital to fund medical education

April 2, 2012

THAILAND – Siriraj Hospital together with private sector for modern medical ICT, will open its private facility, Siriraj Piyamaharajkarun Hospital (SiPH) on April 26. The new hospital aims to generate its own income without financial help from the government. The income generated will be given to the faculty of medicine of Siriraj Hospital for medical […]

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