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JUNE 2007

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A Means to A Healthy Nation
By Mdm Halimah Yacob, Member of Parliament, Jurong GRC and Chairman, Government Parliamentary Committee (Health)


Singapore's Got Talent
By Dr Toh Han Chong, Editor

President's Forum

A Little Bit of History
By Dr Wong Chiang Yin, SMA President

SMA Annual Dinner

SMA Annual Dinner
By Ms Krysania Tan

Father of Urology
By Dr Tan Eng Choon

Leader of the Profession
By Dr T Thirumoorthy

38th SMA National Medical Convention

Breaking New Barriers in Pain Management
By Ms Adeline Chua

Managing Pain
By Dr Chong Yeh Woei, SMA 1st Vice-President

State-of-the-Art Pain Management in Singapore
By Dr Alex Yeo Sow Nam, Convention Organising Chairman


Are We Over-specifying Standards?
By Dr Jeremy Lim, Editorial Board Member


Super-heroes and Super-villains

Book Review

Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
By Dr Jeremy Lim, Editorial Board Member

What's Up Doc

Dr Geh Min

Dr James Khoo


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