The transplant ethics committees of Singaporean hospitals last year rejected almost one in ten applications for a living donor organ transplant, chiefly because of the reason that these applications failed to satisfy the ethics committees "that the donors are fully informed of what they are going into and that there is no coercion of any kind."
The hearing of a Singaporean surgeon who generated the bill of whopping $24.8 million for one of her patients will take place today at the High Court.
In a bid to promote healthy parenting and successful marriages, government is now planning to take some steps for the welfare of its people.
The initiative was thought upon after a recent report unveiled a sharp downfall of the fertility rates in Singapore. It is learnt that the Singapore's total fertility rate (TFR) was reduced to 1.16 in last year, which is definitely a cause of concern.
The mass rapid transportation (MRT) is making its presence felt in the lives of millions of Singaporeans. If the statistics for the last 10 years, released by Singapore department, are to be believed, majority of the population prefer to travel through train as compare to other modes of transportation.
A case of medical fraud is making the headlines of leading news papers. A well renowned surgeon of Singapore, Dr. Susan Lim, is accused of over blowing the medical bill of a Bruneian patient.
A specialized construction has been acquired by Fortis Global Health care. It is for the construction of a Cancer Hospital Singapore from the first time real estate endeavor trust for an amount of $ 33 million.
Fortis had earlier tried to acquire the Singapore based hospital chain Parkway Holdings, but had failed. They say the construction is expected to be complete by the second quarter of 2012.