Between February and March, its team of doctors conducted over 10 online classes, benefiting close to 400 participants.
Catering to both the Chinese and expatriate communities, some of the popular classes included paediatric and gynaecology topics (protecting children and pregnant women against the COVID-19 virus), dermatology (managing skin problems during the outbreak) as well as nutrition (boosting the immune system against the outbreak).
The online classes were well-received, with many participants commenting that the sessions were useful and informative, especially during this period where people are inundated with all sorts of news and information about the outbreak which may leave them anxious or confused.
Taking the opportunity of global borders reopening, leaders of our laboratory units across the world gathered in Singapore for the inaugural IHH Laboratories Strategic Retreat that was held over 2 days on 18 & 19 July.
For the second year running, IHH colleagues across the globe came together in their respective markets to celebrate and rejoice in the IHH Service Week which ran from 11 to 15 April 2022.
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.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been the cause of considerable stress and burnout, especially so for our healthcare colleagues. While stress cannot be avoided, we can certainly learn to manage it. In this aspect, Group Nursing has taken the lead.
“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.
Presenting quality projects to nursing peers around the world is just a start. The organisers of the inaugural IHH Singapore Nursing Quality Convention has bold ambitions to make a name at global forums