Dear Colleagues,

Better Care for our Seniors in the Community and at Home
Health Minister, Mr Gan Kim Yong, Senior Minister of State for Health and Manpower, Dr Amy Khor, and Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim delivered the MOH Committee of Supply (COS) speeches by turns in Parliament on 12 March 2014. By now, I hope you have kept yourself updated on the many exciting COS developments that were announced last month.

A large part of the announcements are related to AIC's work. While residential care services in particular the Enhanced Nursing Home Standards...

Better Home and Community Care for our seniors

On 12 March, the Ministry of Health (MOH) shared in detail its new focus for health and social care for the coming year during its Committee of Supply (COS) debate in Parliament. The ministry also provided a progress update on its Healthcare 2020 vision, announced two years ago. Since then, much has been accomplished under its three strategic aims of enhancing (i) accessibility, (ii) quality, and (iii) affordability of healthcare for Singaporeans. Health Minister said that Healthcare 2020 is on track, and that his Ministry will continue to build capacity of hospitals, manage the increased demand for community and home care, and also enhance the capability of the healthcare sector. Undoubtedly, Healthcare 2020 will continue to be the "roadmap to a better and more inclusive healthcare system to cater to future needs".

With "Together, Towards Better Health" as its 2014 focus, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong, Senior Minister of State for Health and Manpower, Dr Amy Khor...

We ask Mr Goh Chye Boon, AIC's Board Member, in response to PRIZE's question on how AIC employees should view their work.

Let's welcome our colleagues who joined Team AIC!

In this issue of PRIZE, we ask them to describe their experience coming onboard AIC as well as of themselves in three words.