27 Aug 2014

  WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control issues report on Electronic nicotine delivery systems
Among other conclusions, the document found there was currently insufficient evidence to conclude that e-cigarettes help users quit smoking or not. Therefore, WHO currently recommends that smokers should first be encouraged to quit smoking and nicotine addiction by using a combination of already-approved treatments.

21 Aug 2014

  SMJ's article cited in the media
A 2003 Singapore Medical Journal paper, titled “Erectile Dysfunction in Singapore: Prevalence and Its Associated Factors – A Population-Based Study”, was cited in a newspaper article.

19 Aug 2014

  Life in Pixels Photo Competition: PEOPLE!
Stand a chance to win a $50 voucher by participating in the Life in Pixels SMA News Photo Competition (theme: PEOPLE). What's more, your photo may be printed in the October 2014 issue of SMA News. Send your best photos along with your name and MCR number (or matriculation number for students) to All photos submitted must be in JPEG format and sized to at least 2480 x 3508 pixels. Do include suitable captions. Competition open to SMA members in good standing only. Closing date: 14 September 2014.

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SMA Medical Convention

SMA National Medical Convention: Allergies

The Annual National MedicoLegal Seminar 2014

Understanding Mental Capacity - Concepts & Current Practice

33rd Basic Healthcare Module

SMA-ITE Certificate in Healthcare