Blessed Holidays!

Wishing you and yours a blessed holiday season from all of us at HealthServe! 0

健康是本钱: Health is My Capital

健康是本钱: Health is my capital: a qualitative study of access to healthcare by Chinese migrants in Singapore One of our volunteer doctors in collaboration with Dr Goh and our Case Manager, Jeffrey Chua, recently published this study aimed at exploring the experiences of Chinese migrants accessing primary and secondary/tertiary healthcare in Singapore, and the opportunities for […]

Straits Times Features HealthServe Doctor

They come from China, India, Bangladesh, and face expensive medical costs if they fall sick. But sometimes, all that these migrant workers want is to know that someone cares for them, says Dr Joshua Lam, who volunteers at HealthServe. Posted by The Straits Times on Sunday, February 19, 2017 0

HealthServe Publishes “Who’s Behind That Wall?”

Hot off the press just in time for Children’s Day, “Who’s Behind That Wall?” is a children’s book aimed at raising awareness of migrant workers who come to Singapore to build our nation. It follows Tommy, a curious little mouse living in Pura-pura. You can access the e-book here. If you would like a hard copy […]

Giving Time and Treasure by Joachim Sim

HealthServe was recently featured in a new book compiled and written by Joachim Sim, entitled “Giving Time and Treasure: Celebrating Singapore Volunteerism and Philanthropy,” a series of stories on past PVPA winners who had given back to the society. Access the e-book here. HealthServe is featured on pages 89-106 0

HealthServe News: 2nd Quarter 2016

Our newsletter covering events happening in the first quarter of 2016 is now available! Access it here. Missed one of our previous newsletters? You can access all of them here. 0

Why Are Migrant Workers Issued Inadequate Medical Leave?

A doctor from Raffles Hospital, Dr. Wong Him Choon, was recently suspended for professional misconduct because he had given a construction worker insufficient hospitalisation leave (only 2 days, during which a surgery was done) and found him fit for “light duties” at work immediately after surgery despite the severity of his injury, i.e. a fractured […]