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.
Petir went behind-the-scenes to find out from the organisers the PPF Council on the preparations that made this year’s convention different.
PPF celebrates its 10th anniversary with promise to continue gathering views from activists to shape policies.
Comrade Sonny Wee, has served the community since 2005. The little things he does at the grassroots will eventually make a difference in someone’s life.
It is easy to comment and criticise, but have we understood the thought-processes that policymakers go through before formulating a policy.
More affordable housing, work-life balance and educational opportunities were the regular hot topics at the PPF 6th Council's inaugural dialogue.
Excerpt of speech by Mr Saktiandi Bin Supaat of the PAP Policy Forum at the PAP60 Party Rally on Sunday, 7 December 2014.
Beyond dialogues, party members needed a more intimate participation in policy-making to have a better grasp of the rationale behind policies.
The 6th PPF Council comprises of 25 elected members.