Monday, 30 May 2016
PPF dialogue on healthcare also throws up ideas, ranging from integrating TCM with Western medical practices to taxes on unhealthy food.
The message from Health Minister Gan Kim Yong was clear. We need to think "beyond hospital to community, beyond quality to value and beyond healthcare to health" in our approach to healthcare.
"While we address citizens' concerns on healthcare accessibility, quality and affordability, we also need to consider our system's future long-term sustainability," pointed out Mr Gan at a dialogue organised by the PAP Policy Forum (PPF) on April 30 at Party headquarters.
The dialogue continues our conversation from the 2015 Party Convention on the future of Singapore. "Healthcare and Our Ageing Population" was the first in a series of four "Our Way Forward SG100" dialogues on topics shaping Singapore's future policies.
Future scenarios on the transport system were sketched out during a dialogue with the Transport Minister.
Founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew's qualities are a source of inspiration for activist Hamidah Aidillah Binte Mustafa who most admires his fearlessness.
Petir takes a look at Budget 2016's highlights.
The ministries' office-holders and backbenchers discussed a broad range of issues during the Committee of Supply debate from April 6 to April 14.