On why he volunteered for this trial, Dr Cem Gun said, “As a healthcare worker, I fall into the high-risk group for COVID-19 infection. I decided to be vaccinated not only to protect myself but also my patients and loved ones. I made this decision with peace of mind as it is a controlled trial; it is currently in Phase 3, making it a tested and safe vaccine.”
The vaccine will be administered in two doses, and volunteers will be monitored on its effectiveness over a year.
The World Bank has approved US$12 billion in financing to help developing countries buy and distribute COVID-19 vaccines, tests and treatments, aiming to support the vaccination of up to 1 billion people.
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).
“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.
Our Pharmacy staff at Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong are now able to devote more time to serve our patients, thanks to the newly installed fully-automated vial-filling machine that can dispense medication with efficiency, safety and accuracy.
Gleneagles Hospital Chengdu successfully completed two major hepatobiliary surgeries recently that exemplified the clinical and service excellence of our China general surgery team.