Singapore is an aging population. According to a study done by the Institute of Mental Health in 2015, 1 in 10 people above the age of 60 may have dementia. Often, the onset of dementia may not be...
On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organisation made a declaration that the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was a public health emergency of international concern.
Shook Lin & Bok
On 6 January 2020, the Healthcare Services Bill ("HCS Bill") was passed by Parliament.
The Healthcare Services Bill was recently approved by Parliament, and after it is assented to by the President, will be enacted as the Healthcare Services Act 2020 (HCSA).
The Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP team led by Mr Lek Siang Pheng and Ms Mar Seow Hwei successfully defended Dr Y, a neurosurgeon and the head of the Division of Neurosurgery at the...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
In Singapore, it is illegal to sell and supply products which contain undeclared potent medicinal ingredients.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing
The Healthcare and Life Sciences industry is one of the largest and dynamic industries in Singapore. Partner and Head of Healthcare & Life Sciences, Erwan Barre, shares how our Healthcare ...
A number of highly contentious Singapore Medical Council disciplinary cases has been reported since the start of this year. Can we learn anything from these cases?
STA Law Firm
Singapore by far has the toughest drug laws in the world. The country's strong and determined hold on the Misuse of Drugs Act has implemented a penalty for even possessing a small amount of illegal narcotic substance.
On 4 December 2018, Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Health Promotion Board (HPB)
Shook Lin & Bok
Our local healthcare industry has adapted to meet modern competition and population needs, and in step with this, the Ministry of Health in Singapore is looking to stay ahead of the curve by issuing a consultation...
The Singapore Court of Appeal has in its recent judgment in the case of Hii Chii Kok v Ooi Peng Jin London Lucien and another  SGCA 38 (Hii Chii Kok v London Lucien Ooi) delivered on 12 May 2017...
Duane Morris LLP
In addition to mobile health opportunities in the United States, tremendous potential for growth exists throughout the world, including in Southeast Asia.
Ella Cheong Spruson & Ferguson
On 2 September 2004, Singapore parliament passed new legislation which regulates human cloning and other related activities. The Human Cloning and Other Prohibited Practices Act (hereinafter referred to as "The Act") came into force on 1 October 2004. The Act is adapted from various provisions in the Australian Prohibition of Human Cloning Act 2002.