WELCOME TO OUR E-NEWSLETTER
Welcome to our inaugural and newly designed electronic edition of HealthUpdate. We hope you enjoy this new service and we value your ongoing support and feedback. A hardcopy version is available in our clinics.
|What Is MERS Coronavirus?Middle East Respiratory Syndrome is a viral respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (MERS-CoV). People who have the infection developed rapid onset of severe respiratory disease.
|Importance Of VaccinationsChildhood immunisations have helped decrease the incidence of many serious infectious diseases for children. Maintaining this high level of illness prevention is vital before children start nursery where most.
|Get Your Southern Hemisphere Influenza VaccineThe influenza vaccine is now available. Stocks may be limited depending on the status of influenza and media reports. Hence, if required, it would be wise to obtain the flu vaccine while stocks are available.
|Jet Lag In KidsWhether traveling to or retuning home, long-haul travel with kids can cause crankiness when everyone is trying to adjust to a new time zone.
|New Doctors Join IMC And IPCA big welcome to Dr Judy Schmidt, Dr Vinu Sahlén, Dr Darren Fox, and Dr Christopher Eldridge who are now part of our expanding team of doctors at both IMC and IPC.
|Principles Of Cancer ScreeningScreening means looking for early signs of cancer in healthy people with no symptoms. The goals of cancer screening are prevention of cancer or detection at a very early stage.
|Brand New WebsitesWe have recently upgraded our IMC website (www.imc-healthcare.com), and in addition, we have created a brand new IPC website (www.ipc-healthcare.com.sg) to act as a source of information for patients and parents visiting the paediatric clinic.
|Family Physicians & Women’s HealthFamily Physicians have a working insight of all the many specialties, both physical and psychological – screening for diseases and problem-solving are therefore tailored to each unique individual. Every woman’s health needs should be well-served by her Family Physician.
|Caring For Cambodia UpdateIMC and IPC continue to collaborate with Caring For Cambodia assisting schools in Siem Reap with 2 volunteer trips in the first quarter of 2015.