Highlights from the Honorary Secretary

Ng Chew Lip

Parliament – Committee of Supply 2023 debate

SMA President and Nominated Member of Parliament Dr Tan Yia Swam spoke at the Committee of Supply 2023 debate in Parliament on 3 March 2023.

A video clip of her speech is available online at http://bit.ly/3JunbhR.

AMS-CFPS-SMA Tripartite Dinner

The three professional bodies – Academy of Medicine, Singapore (AMS), College of Family Physicians Singapore (CFPS), and SMA – endeavour to meet twice a year to discuss various issues relating to the healthcare system and professional matters. A dinner meeting hosted by SMA was organised on 16 March 2023. Topics discussed included healthcare insurance, Healthier SG, and the upcoming implementation of ethics core continuing medical education points, among other matters.

The attendees for this meeting were as follows:


A/Prof Alan Ng

Dr Lee Kheng Hock

Dr Steven Ng


Adj A/Prof Tan Tze Lee

Dr Wong Tien Hua

Dr Suraj Kumar
Honorary Secretary


Dr Ng Chee Kwan
1st Vice President

Dr Tammy Chan
2nd Vice President

Ng Chew Lip is an ENT consultant in public service. After a day of doctoring and cajoling the kids at home to finish their food, his idea of relaxation is watching a drama serial with his lovely wife and occasionally throwing some paint on a canvas.


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