Tag Archives: GAN KIM YONG

Covid19: Ho Ching Justifies Govt Mishandling of Covid By Saying that Other Countries Also Made Same Mistake

Mrs Prime Minister, we never put words in your mouth. You were the one who said that the government is "now paying a price for that call, bcos we underestimated the covid and used a sars lens". Then now you try to justify that mistake by saying that it's not only the 4G leadership who made the mistake but the whole world also. Madam, why can't the government admit they make mistake?

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Covid19: Straits Times Edited The Confirmed Coronavirus Cases For 17 April 2020

On 17 April 2020 the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced 623 confirmed Covid19 cases in Singapore as of 12pm. This meant the total number of coronavirus cases was over 5,050. However the more interesting part was many netizens pointing out how Straits Times (ST) had edited its article. According to various screenshots, the same ST article had contradicting information about Singapore having 5,050 and also 5,573 confirmed cases.

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PREGNANT MOTHER TOLD TO FORK OUT $300 FOR “FREE” ZIKA TEST

To all future mothers out there who are worried about the Zika virus, you might have already read the article 'Free testing for pregnant women with Zika symptoms'. It was stated that pregnant women with Zika symptoms or partners with the virus are entitled to free testing at public healthcare institutions, announced the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Tuesday (Aug 30).

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SERIOUS FAILURES IN HEALTH SYSTEM LED TO SHOCK ZIKA OUTBREAK IN S’PORE?

What Gan Kim Yong is saying is that they (whoever they are) missed detecting the infected cases. For a start, how with all the warnings about possible Zika cases coming here, we still could not detect cases right under our noses? Clearly, there are some very serious failures here not unlike the Hepatitis C incident. Great job, Gan Kim Yong. Your leadership sure inspire confidence. First Hep C contamination and deaths. Now Zika virus escapes detection right under your nose.

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NO HARAKIRI FOR INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED IN HEPATITIS C OUTBREAK

In parliament on 4 April 2016, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said that naming the staff responsible for the hepatitis C outbreak at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) last year will be detrimental to the healthcare system and healthcare workers. He added that if the individuals were named, it would lead to a "blame culture". Mr Gan was responding to questions from Non-Constituency MP Leon Perera and Ms Cheng Li Hui (Tampines GRC) about the case.

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