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SMA News - Current Issue

March 2021

Vol. 53 No. 3

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The Editors' Musings

Dr Tina Tan and Dr Toh Han Chong



Medical Humanities: What Is Its Role in Medicine?

Dr Ong Eng Koon and De Devanand Anantham


President's Forum

Remembering the Need for Kindness

Dr Tan Yia Swam


Council News

Highlights from the Honorary Secretary

Dr Ng Chew Lip



The Hepatitis B Programme: Interview with Dr Gabriel Oon Chong Jin, Pioneer Scientist



On Movies and Medicine

Dr David Teo Choon Liang


The Mind of an Artist

Dr Chng Nai Wee


Caring for Vulnerable Persons - Understanding the Important Protective and Legal Framework in Singapore

Dr Giles Tan and Dr T Thirumoorthy


Tuberculosis Control Unit: Reflections and Lessons Learnt

Dr Joel Tan Jingxin



A Centenarian's Life of Art

Dr Ng Chew Lip

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Sojourn to Suzhou

Dr Jimmy Teo


AIC Says

Encouraging Seniors Aged 60-69 to be Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Agency for Integrated Care



SMA Clinic Assistant Place and Train Programme