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The founder of Keeping Hope Alive sent this to us in response to the overwhelming comments from netizens who say that they want to help the poor 4 year-old girl, Lisa, who was seen begging for food. She says that social workers and volunteers are already attending to this case and have settled most if not all of her basic necessities. However, she says that kind souls can still pitch in by buying her an insurance plan for her health or education, or have a regular volunteer to give Lisa's mother some bus fare money or a taxi driver to fetch her to go for her mental health appointments.

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Should male Singaporeans suffering from Schizophrenia serve national service?

The answer is No if the person has been suffering from Schizophrenia for a period of time and still has got symptoms of the illness at the time of his medical check-up at the Medical Classification Centre (MCC) of Central Manpower Base (CMPB). Such a person is usually given PES F. The answer is Yes if the Schizophrenia is diagnosed and treated and the person is free from symptoms at the time of his medical check-up at MCC.

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