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APRIL 2006


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New Leadership for SMA
By Krysania Tan and Adeline Chua

Council News

1. Free Drug Formulary for Members
2. SMA Annual Dinner
3. GP Flu Pandemic Symposium

By Dr Raymond Chua, Honorary Secretary

Incoming President's Forum

Survival and Sacrifice
By Dr Wong Chiang Yin

Outgoing President's Forum

Reflections, After Three Years as Your President
By Dr Lee Pheng Soon

Personally Speaking

Shit, Shower and Shave: The Zen of Housemanship
By Dr Audrey Tan

Ethics & Professionalism

The Healing Power of Words
By Dr Melanie Billings-Yun


The Real Cost of NOT Having a Means Test

What's Up Doc

Professor Woo Keng Thye


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