Professor Tutluoğlu was one of the first few physicians who were infected by COVID-19 in Turkey several days after the country recorded its first case on 11 March. He was admitted to the hospital on 17 March, where he was eventually tested COVID-19 positive.
As his condition worsened, he was transferred to the intensive care unit, where he was put on ventilation and started on a challenging treatment involving plasmapheresis and stem cell therapy.
While I was anaesthetised by my colleagues at the intensive care unit, I told myself that I cannot be defeated by this infection,” said the Professor.
After battling the disease for almost a month, he was finally well to go home. As he walked out of the ward, cheered on by well-wishers, his first response when asked what he was looking forward to most, was: “I can go back to treating my patients now!”
IHH Healthcare started 2022 on an exciting note by hosting its first hybrid Global Town Hall on 27 January, with more than 100 staff in attendance at the webcast venue in Malaysia.
With a sudden COVID lockdown, Dr Rubing Wei from Parkway Hospital People’s Square put his time and medical knowledge to good use by helping some 2,000 fellow residents of the Xiang Mei Garden residential complex in Pudong, Shanghai.
After its first successful bilateral hand transplant in August last year, the team at Global Hospital, Parel, Mumbai has gone on to perform the life-changing surgery on two quadruple amputee patients – a first for India.
On 9 November, Singapore’s Heath Minister Ong Ye Kung paid a visit to Mount Elizabeth Hospital to recognise and appreciate our staff for their hard work, dedication and sacrifice throughout the ongoing crisis.
A 27-hour surgery supported by an army of 60 healthcare professionals. They say it takes a village to raise a child, but in this case, it was what it took to separate a pair of conjoined twins.
Pantai Hospital Sungai Petani is the first private hospital in Malaysia to introduce a new minimally-invasive procedure known as Rezum Water Vapour Therapy, to help men seeking treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong’s Peritoneal Malignancy Treatment Centre has introduced new intraperitoneal chemotherapy procedures, including Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) and Pressurised Intraperitoneal Aerosol Chemotherapy (PIPAC).
“Nothing is impossible to a willing heart” – the wisdom of Abraham Lincoln has been a guiding force in Dr Chang Woan Ching’s life, and the motivation behind her string of academic achievements during the difficult COVID-19 lockdown period.