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MAY 2006


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Interview with Emeritus Professor K Shanmugaratnam

President's Forum

The Elemental Core of Medicine
By Dr Wong Chiang Yin


Is Singapore Flat Chested? Reflections on Globalisation
By Dr Toh Han Chong, Editor

Council News

1. Preparing GPs for Flu Pandemic
2. New Face in Secretariat
3. SMA Singapore Doctors Directory 2006/2007

By Dr Raymond Chua, Honorary Secretary

Globalisation of Medicine

Excerpts from Speech by Minister Mentor Mr Lee Kuan Yew at the SGH 185th Anniversary Dinner

Public Sector Hospitals Going International: Will Subsidised Patients Suffer?
By Dr Jeremy Lim, Editorial Board Member

Medical Tourism / Medical Travel (Part One)
By Dr Jason Yap

Teleradiology Outsourcing
By Dr Jeffrey Goh

The Transformation into One of the Leading Destinations for Healthcare
By Dr Paisal Chantarapitak


SMA News Interviews Mr Malcolm Stamp, Chief Executive of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
By Dr Tan Wu Meng, Editorial Board Member

What's Up Doc

Sailing into the World of Dr Ben Tan


News in Brief


The Hobbit's SingaporeMedicine Quiz: How Much Do You Know about SingaporeMedicine?


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