Singapore establishes national consortium for clinical research, innovation

Amanda Gerla

Singapore has brought together five Ministry of Health-led research and development, clinical translation, and service initiatives under one umbrella group called the Consortium for Clinical Research and Innovation. This comprises the Singapore Clinical Research Institute (SCRI), the National Health Innovation Centre Singapore (NHIC), Advanced Cell Therapy and Research Institute Singapore […]

Screening is not always healthy: an ethical analysis of health screening packages in Singapore | BMC Medical Ethics

Amanda Gerla

This study explored how HSPs targeted at individuals were conducted and promoted, how clinically appropriate HSP tests were, and the price range of packages. Most HSP providers, particularly private providers and social enterprises, included tests that were inappropriate for population screening. Apart from diabetes and cholesterol screening, there were otherwise […]