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Health Seminar Berita Harian - Raffles Hospital 2018

Health Seminar: Living a Joyful Life

A health seminar by Raffles Hospital & Berita Harian

If you are experiencing various health conditions and are looking for health advice and tips, this is the seminar for you! The Berita Harian-Raffles Hospital Health Seminar 2018 will discuss various pains and health problems such as chronic conditions, gout, inflammatory joints, eczema and aches in the hands, neck and back, as well as tips for good skin and body care. This is also an ideal seminar for those who wish to prevent health problems.

Date: Saturday, 06 October 2018
Time: 1pm – 5pm
Venue: SPH News Centre Auditorium
1000 Toa Payoh North
Singapore 318994
Ticket Price:

 $15 per ticket  (Normal price)

 $15 per ticket  (On event day)


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Price is inclusive of GST.

Ticket price is inclusive of a goodie bag and an afternoon tea break.

Seminar Schedule

 1:00 PM 
Doors Open

 1:0​5 PM 
Introduction by Emcee

 1:10 PM 
Dr Nur Farhan Alami

Dr Nur Farhan Alami

Specialist in Geriatric Medicine & Consultant
Raffles Internal Medicine Centre

Managing Multiple Chronic Conditions & Medications

Dr Farhan will explain why there is an increase in people with more than two medical conditions and share her views on the needs for different medications and the effects they bring along.

Dr Farhan is experienced in managing internal medicine in adults, as well as acute and chronic general medical issues in the elderly. Her interests include falls and frailty, incontinence, depression, delirium, dementia and deconditioning in the elderly. She is also experienced in managing end of life issues in the elderly including end stage organ disease, advanced care planning and palliative medicine.

Dr Farhan believes in people-centric care and effective communication. She is also involved in clinical research and her work has been presented and published in various international conferences including the Journal of the American Geriatric Society.

 1:40 PM 
Dr Chong Yong Yeow

Dr Chong Yong Yeow

Specialist in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology & Consultant
Raffles Internal Medicine Centre

Gout and Inflammatory Joint Problems

Let Dr Chong share about the various types of frequently seen joint conditions including gout and other inflammatory joint conditions. He will also touch on diagnosis and treatment modalities.

Dr Chong is a Rheumatologist with special interest in clinical allergy. He has vast experience in internal medicine, rheumatology as well as autoimmune conditions. He also manages patients with general allergic conditions such as drug allergies, food allergies, anaphylaxis, urticaria and angioedema. Dr Chong has special interest in connective tissue diseases such as systemic lupus erythematous and inflammatory arthritis. In allergies, his specialty is in the drug and food allergies. He has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and had been involved in clinical audits in rheumatology and allergy. He was also a co-investigator in biologics treatment trials as well as severe drug reactions clinical trials.

 2:10 PM 
Dr Tan Siew Kiang

Dr Tan Siew Kiang

Specialist in Dermatology & Consultant
Raffles Skin and Aesthetics

Debunking 10 Common Myths About Eczema

With about 20 per cent of the Singapore population being troubled by eczema, let Dr Tan debunk the 10 common myths about eczema.

Dr Tan has experience in the management of general and aesthetic dermatology and has special interest in treating dermatologic conditions affecting women such as acne, hair loss, scars, pigmentation, genital or vulvar rashes.

Aside from clinical practice, Dr Tan is also active in dermatological research and has published numerous scientific research articles in peer-reviewed international medical journals. Her work has also been presented at many local and international conferences. In recognition of these achievements, she received the Singhealth Medical Research Publication Award in 2010 and the Protection of Public Health & Safety Excellent Team Player Award from Health Sciences Authority in 2013.

 2:​40 PM 
Tea Break

 3:​10 PM 
Dr Anthony Foo

Dr Anthony Foo

Specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery & Consultant
Raffles Orthopaedic Centre

Understanding Hand Aches and Pain

Let Dr Foo share on the common reasons on aching joints and how you can manage them.

Dr Foo is a specialist in orthopaedic surgery with interest in conditions affecting hand and wrist. His clinical interest and experience span the breadth of surgical and non-surgical treatment of hand and wrist conditions in children and adults. He believes that best clinical results are only possible when patients, doctors, and therapists are engaged in the care plan, and he is passionate about empowering patients through education. He is a regular contributor to international scientific journals, a reviewer for a journal of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and regularly organises national and international meetings through the Singapore Society for Hand Surgery.

 3:​40 PM 
Ms Nur Faradyna Putri Kumarudin

Ms Nur Faradyna Putri Kamarudin

Senior Physiotherapist
Raffles Rehabilitation Centre

A Pain in the Neck and Back

Ms Fara will address the different types of pain commonly encountered and explain how physiotherapy can help you as well as share advice on ergonomics.

Faradyna graduated from Nanyang Polytechnic in Year 2012. She gained her initial experience at Football Association of Singapore (FAS) working as a freelance Physiotherapist. The scope of practice mainly involved acute and rehabilitation management of musculoskeletal sports injuries, especially of the lower limb. She further pursued her studies and graduated in 2013 from Trinity College, Dublin. During her student placements, she has had placements in clinical areas such as Cardiorespiratory, Musculoskeletal – Orthopaedics and Spine, Neurology – Stroke, and Palliative Care.

 4:​10 PM 
Q & A Session

 5:00 PM 
End of ​seminar

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T&Cs for Ticketing
  • Price is in Singapore dollars and inclusive of GST.
  • A place will only be reserved for you after successful payment for the seminar.
  • You will receive a confirmation email upon successful payment for the seminar.
  • Please note that tickets are non-transferrable and non-refundable.
  • On the day of the seminar, please bring along the following for identification purposes:
  • Your confirmation email
  • NRIC/Passport/FIN Card
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances, Raffles Hospital reserves the right to change or cancel the seminar.
  • Show this confirmation email / ticket to get a one-time consultation rate of $140.60 at Raffles Internal Medicine Centre, Raffles Skin & Aesthetics and Raffles Orthopaedic Centre, and a one-time consultation rate of $96.30 at Raffles Rehabilitation Centre. Price is inclusive of 7% GST, excluding medication and procedures. Raffles Skin & Aesthetics is located at Raffles Specialist Centre, Raffles Holland V and Shaw Centre.
  • For enquiries regarding the seminar, please call us at +65 6311 1111 or email us at seminars@rafflesmedical.com.
Seminar ​Details

Saturday, 06 Oct 2018

 1pm - 5pm

SPH News Centre Auditorium
1000 Toa Payoh North
Singapore 318994

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