Calendar of Health Events 2017

 

This page provides a listing of upcoming health events for the general public in Singapore.  It includes talks, workshops, forums, exhibitions, etc. 

 

 
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Note:  Date and time of an event may be subject to change.  Please check with the respective organisers to confirm the schedule.

  


 

August 2017

Date & Time

Health Events

24 August

Thursday

9.00am - 10.00am

Public Health Education: Pre-Diabetes Education

Venue:  SingHealth Polyclinics - Marine Parade, Level 2, Room 223

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  SingHealth Polyclinics

Enquiry line:  6342 5094

Click here for more talks organised by SingHealth Polyclinics.

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24 August

Thursday

1.00pm - 4.00pm 

Look Good Feel Better Programme

A free programme that teaches women undergoing cancer treatment how to overcome treatment related side effects, look good and manage their recovery with greater confidence and self-esteem.

Venue:  Health Resource Centre @ NUH Medical Centre,

               Level 10, Corridor G, Thyme Room

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required *

Organiser:  Singapore Cancer Society

Click here for more information.

Enquiry line:  9722 0569

* Open to all women undergoing or will be undergoing cancer treatment

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25 August

Friday

1.00pm - 2.00pm

Lunchtime Talk:

From Bleeding Gums To Shaky Teeth, What Are Your Teeth Trying To Tell You?

Venue:  National University Hospital, 1 Main Building,

               O & G Seminar Room, Level 6 (between Wards 61 & 63)

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  National University Hospital

Click here for more information. 

Enquiry line:  6772 2184

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26 August

Saturday

11.00am - 12.00pm

Talk For Caregivers Of Elderly & Physically Challenged Patients:

Looking After Your Feet

Venue:  Jurong Community Hospital, Tower C, Level 2, Life Hub

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  Jurong Community Hospital

Enquiry line:  6716 4253

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26 August

Saturday

9.00am - 11.00am

Public Health Education: The Golden Series - Session 4

Venue:  SingHealth Polyclinics - Bukit Merah, Room 44B

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  SingHealth Polyclinics

Enquiry line:  6377 5225

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28 August

Monday

10.00am - 11.30am

MindCAN Mindfulness For Wellness: Mindful Management Of Your Stress

Venue:  Health Resource Centre @ NUH Medidcal Centre, Level 10, Corridor G

Fee / Registration:  $10 / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  National University Cancer Institute, Singapore

Click here for more information.

Enquiry line:  9836 8204

* This programme is open to cancer patients, survivors and their caregivers only.

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31 August

Thursday

9.00am - 10.00am

Public Health Education: Control Asthma, Enjoy Life

Venue:  SingHealth Polyclinics - Marine Parade, Level 2, Room 223

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  SingHealth Polyclinics

Enquiry line:  6342 5094

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31 August

Thursday

2.00pm - 3.30pm

Health Talk: Diet Trends - Do They Work?

Venue:  190, Middle Road, Fortune Centre (Retail Section) #04-34

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  Singapore Heart Foundation

Click here for more information. 

Enquiry line:  6336 9337

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For family caregiver training courses that are conducted on a regular basis, please click here for a list of course titles and their training providers.


 

 

September 2017

Date & Time

Health Events

04 September

Monday

10.00am - 11.30am

MindCAN Mindfulness For Wellness: Mindful Body And Sensations

Venue:  Health Resource Centre @ NUH Medidcal Centre, Level 10, Corridor G

Fee / Registration:  $10 / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  National University Cancer Institute, Singapore

Click here for more information.

Enquiry line:  9836 8204

* This programme is open to cancer patients, survivors and their caregivers only.

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04 September

Monday

6.30pm - 8.30pm

Understanding Diabetes And Its Control
Self-Care Management Workshop 2017
(Presenting in Malay)

This is a 4-week comprehensive Self-Care Management Workshop for people with diabetes and their caregivers; 2-hour weekly session for 4 weeks (4 sessions).

Venue:  Central Singapore DECC, Blk 22 Boon Keng Road, #01-15

Fee / Registration:  $21 / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  Diabetic Society of Singapore

Click here for more information.

Enquiry line:  6398 0282

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09 September

Saturday

1.00pm - 4.30pm

Eczema Support Group Forum 2017:

Dealing With Eczema? Empower Yourself!

Venue:  National Skin Centre, Level 5, Auditorium

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  National Skin Centre

Click here for more information.

Enquiry line:  6350 8560 or 6350 8251

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09 September

Saturday

11.15am - 12.30pm

Public Forum: Liver Cancer

Venue:  National Cancer Centre Singapore, Auditorium, L4

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  National Cancer Centre Singapore

Enquiry line:  6225 5655

Click here for more talks by National Cancer Centre Singapore in 2017. 

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09 September

Saturday

1.30pm - 3.30pm

CancerWise Workshop: Hepatitis B & Its Link To Liver Cancer

Venue:  National Cancer Centre Singapore, Auditorium, L4

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  National Cancer Centre Singapore

Enquiry line:  6225 5655

Click here for more talks by National Cancer Centre Singapore in 2017. 

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11 September

Monday

10.00am - 11.30am

MindCAN Mindfulness For Wellness:

Mindful Emotions - Calmness And Composure

Venue:  Health Resource Centre @ NUH Medidcal Centre, Level 10, Corridor G

Fee / Registration:  $10 / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  National University Cancer Institute, Singapore

Click here for more information.

Enquiry line:  9836 8204

* This programme is open to cancer patients, survivors and their caregivers only.

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18 September

Monday

10.00am - 11.30am

MindCAN Mindfulness For Wellness: Mindfulness -The Powerful Mind

Venue:  Health Resource Centre @ NUH Medidcal Centre, Level 10, Corridor G

Fee / Registration:  $10 / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  National University Cancer Institute, Singapore

Click here for more information.

Enquiry line:  9836 8204

* This programme is open to cancer patients, survivors and their caregivers only.

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30 September

Saturday

11.00am - 12.00pm

Talk For Caregivers Of Elderly & Physically Challenged Patients:

Managing Hearing Loss Among The Elderly

Venue:  Jurong Community Hospital, Tower C, Level 2, Life Hub

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  Jurong Community Hospital

Enquiry line:  6716 4253

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30 September

Saturday

10.00am - 11.30am

Public Forum: From Panic To Peace

Venue:  LIFE Centre, Bowyer Block A, Level 1

Fee / Registration:  $8 / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  Singapore General Hospital

Click here for more information.

Enquiry line:  dep.anx.support@sgh.com.sg

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30 September

Saturday

9.30am - 12.00pm

Life In Balance - Emotional Freedom Technique

Emotional Freedom Technique is a technique involving fingertip tapping on select acupressure points that's easy to learn.  It can potentially provide effective relief from the physical symptoms and emotional issues associated with diseases like Parkinson’s.

Venue:  The Parkinson Centre, Block 191, Bishan Street 13, #01-415

Fee / Registration: 

$10 (PSS Member); $20 (PSS Non-member) / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  Parkinson Society Singapore

Click here for more information.

Enquiry line:  6353 5338

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For family caregiver training courses that are conducted on a regular basis, please click here for a list of course titles and their training providers.


 

 

October 2017

Date & Time

Health Events

06 October

Friday

6.30pm - 8.30pm

Understanding Diabetes And Its Control
Self-Care Management Workshop 2017

This is a 4-week comprehensive Self-Care Management Workshop for people with diabetes and their caregivers; 2-hour weekly session for 4 weeks (4 sessions).

Venue:  Central Singapore DECC, Blk 22 Boon Keng Road, #01-15

Fee / Registration:  $21 / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  Diabetic Society of Singapore

Click here for more information.

Enquiry line:  6398 0282

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08 October

Sunday

10.30am - 1.15pm

Down With High Blood Pressure Public Forum 2017

Venue:  Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Room 331, L3

Fee / Registration:  $8; $12 (Pair) / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  Singapore Heart Foundation

Click here for more information.

Enquiry line:  6354 9335 / 69

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14 October

Saturday

11.15am - 12.30pm

Public Forum: Breast Cancer

Venue:  National Cancer Centre Singapore, Auditorium, L4

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  National Cancer Centre Singapore

Enquiry line:  6225 5655

Click here for more talks by National Cancer Centre Singapore in 2017. 

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14 October

Saturday

1.30pm - 3.30pm

CancerWise Workshop: Care Of Arm And Management Of Lymphoedema

Venue:  National Cancer Centre Singapore, Auditorium, L4

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  National Cancer Centre Singapore

Enquiry line:  6225 5655

Click here for more talks by National Cancer Centre Singapore in 2017. 

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26 October

Thursday

1.00pm - 4.00pm

Look Good Feel Better Programme

A free programme that teaches women undergoing cancer treatment how to overcome treatment related side effects, look good and manage their recovery with greater confidence and self-esteem.

Venue:  Health Resource Centre @ NUH Medical Centre,

               Level 10, Corridor G, Thyme Room

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required *

Organiser:  Singapore Cancer Society

Click here for more information.

Enquiry line:  9722 0569

* Open to all women undergoing or will be undergoing cancer treatment

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28 October

Saturday

11.00am - 12.00pm

Talk For Caregivers Of Elderly & Physically Challenged Patients:

Caregivers' Guide To Community Resources

Venue:  Jurong Community Hospital, Tower C, Level 2, Life Hub

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  Jurong Community Hospital

Enquiry line:  6716 4253

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For family caregiver training courses that are conducted on a regular basis, please click here for a list of course titles and their training providers.


 

 

November 2017

Date & Time

Health Events

04 November

Saturday

11.15am - 12.30pm

Public Forum: Lung Cancer

Venue:  National Cancer Centre Singapore, Auditorium, L4

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  National Cancer Centre Singapore

Enquiry line:  6225 5655

Click here for more talks by National Cancer Centre Singapore in 2017. 

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04 November

Saturday

1.30pm - 3.30pm

CancerWise Workshop: Proton Therapy In Cancer Treatment

Venue:  National Cancer Centre Singapore, Auditorium, L4

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  National Cancer Centre Singapore

Enquiry line:  6225 5655

Click here for more talks by National Cancer Centre Singapore in 2017. 

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25 November

Saturday

11.00am - 12.00pm

Talk For Caregivers Of Elderly & Physically Challenged Patients:

Caregiver Stress Management

Venue:  Jurong Community Hospital, Tower C, Level 2, Life Hub

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  Jurong Community Hospital

Enquiry line:  6716 4253

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25 November

Saturday

9.30am - 12.00pm

Life In Balance - Emotional Freedom Technique

Emotional Freedom Technique is a technique involving fingertip tapping on select acupressure points that's easy to learn.  It can potentially provide effective relief from the physical symptoms and emotional issues associated with diseases like Parkinson’s.

Venue:  The Parkinson Centre, Block 191, Bishan Street 13, #01-415

Fee / Registration: 

$10 (PSS Member); $20 (PSS Non-member) / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  Parkinson Society Singapore

Click here for more information.

Enquiry line:  6353 5338

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For family caregiver training courses that are conducted on a regular basis, please click here for a list of course titles and their training providers.


 

 

December 2017

Date & Time

Health Events

  No upcoming events.

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For family caregiver training courses that are conducted on a regular basis, please click here for a list of course titles and their training providers.


 

 

January 2018

Date & Time

Health Events

27 January

Saturday

11.00am - 12.00pm

Talk For Caregivers Of Elderly & Physically Challenged Patients:

Assisting Patients With Communication And Swallowing Difficulties

Venue:  Jurong Community Hospital, Tower C, Level 2, Life Hub

Fee / Registration:  Free / Pre-registration required

Organiser:  Jurong Community Hospital

Enquiry line:  6716 4253

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For family caregiver training courses that are conducted on a regular basis, please click here for a list of course titles and their training providers.