PLANS TO ENHANCE SKILLS OF PARAMEDICS
THE ministries of Health and Home Affairs are working on a framework to enhance the skills and training of paramedics through continuing education, said Minister of State for Health Amy Khor.
This will include the areas of cardiac emergencies and trauma.
RISK OF IMPACT TO S'PORE FROM MERS INFECTION LOW
THE Ministry of Health's assessment of the risk of a serious public health impact to Singapore due to an imported case of the Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers) coronavirus infection "remains low", said Parliamentary Secretary for Health Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim.
A total of 51 suspected cases have been investigated here from January to last Friday. All have tested negative.
ACTION TAKEN AGAINST PROTEST PARTICIPANTS
ACTION has been taken against 55 people involved in an illegal protest over Malaysia's General Election results at the Merlion Park on May 8, said Second Minister for Home Affairs S. Iswaran.
The ministry is still reviewing actions to be taken against four other people.