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Ten Outstanding Young Malaysian (TOYM) Awards 2014

Heartiest congratulations to Dr Alfred Kow Wei Chieh on being one of the winners of the Ten Outstanding Young Malaysian (TOYM) Awards 2014! The awards accord recognitions to individuals whose dedication in their respective fields has resulted in exceptional achievements and significant contributions.

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Adios, 2014!

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Public Health Screening 2014

The annual Public Health Screening (PHS) took place on the 11 and 12 October at Clementi Central this year and attracted more than 1,400 participants. Into its 9th year, PHS aims to promote health awareness by providing not only free health screening, but also public education, as well as follow-up health and social services . It has established itself as one of the largest free health screening events in Singapore.

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Instilling Ethical Values

Professor Alastair Campbell, the founding director of the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine's Centre for Biomedical Ethics, added ethics to the curriculum as a core subject for all medical undergraduates in 2006. He saw the importance of producing professional, ethically reflective practitioners who will put patients' interests first and who understand the medical laws well because of the rapid changes in medicine and society. The Centre, with a strong mission in ethics education for medical students, healthcare professionals, as well as active research, has been appointed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as Asia's first collaborating centre for bioethics under Professor Campbell's leadership.

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