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8th ASEAN Dengue Day Seminar

In conjunction with the 8th ASEAN Dengue Day, the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) is proud to host the 8th ASEAN Dengue Day Seminar for general practitioners, physicians, researchers, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals.

This half-day seminar will focus on updates in dengue management, dengue vaccines, dengue in primary care, vector control and a new segment on yellow fever and its potential impact for Singapore. Admission is free but seats are limited. See below for programme details.

Date: 23 June 2018, Saturday 
Time: 12.30pm – 5.30pm
Venue: Theatrette, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Level 1)


Time Session Title Speaker Institution
12:30 PM Registration and Lunch     
1:55 PM Opening Address Professor Leo Yee Sin  National Centre for Infectious Diseases
2:00 PM Update on Dengue Vaccination Mr Yuske Kita Communicable Diseases Division, Ministry of Health
2:30 PM Project Wolbachia – Singapore: Updates on NEA’s Phase 2 field study  Dr Christina Liew &
Dr Wilson Tan Cheong Huat
Environmental Health Institute,
National Environment Agency 
3:00 PM Role of the Primary Care Physician in Dengue Control and Prevention Dr James Cheong Siew Meng College of Family Physicians Singapore
3:30 PM Potential Impact of 2013 Dengue Epidemic on Dengue Management in the Primary Care Settings Dr Vincent Pang Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore
4:00 PM Yellow Fever - what it means for Singapore? Dr Sapna Sadarangani National Centre for Infectious Diseases
4:30 PM Tea & Networking    

Register now 

CME points will be credited . For further enquiries, please contact Mr Goh Jian Rong: (O) 6357 7468 or email 

About the Organiser

The National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) is a purpose-built facility with 330 beds which will open in phases from November 2018. It is designed to strengthen Singapore’s capabilities in the management and prevention of infectious diseases. This national centre has four main domains: Clinical Services, National Public Health and Epidemiology Unit, National Public Health Laboratory, and the Infectious Disease Research, Training and Education Office. NCID also manages the national programmes for HIV, tuberculosis and sexually transmitted infections.

The centre will open in phases starting from November 2018 where current activities and services within the Communicable Disease Centre (CDC) will shift over to NCID.

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