Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health manages the public healthcare system to ensure that good and affordable basic medical services are available to all Singaporeans. 

MOH updates TB clinical guidelines for 2024

Singapore saw a decrease in new TB cases in 2023 compared to 2022.

MOH updates TB clinical guidelines for 2024

Singapore saw a decrease in new TB cases in 2023 compared to 2022.

MOH to review healthcare financing schemes

MOH will expand the MediShield Life coverage and provide more subsidies to community hospitals.

MOH to dedicate S$800m for Active Ageing Centres from 2024 to 2028

The funds will help improve the AACs such as leveraging silver generation ambassadors.

Gov’t to begin HealthierSG enrollment of 40 -59 age group in November

Over 400,000 residents have enrolled in Singapore’s healthcare reform.

MOH reveals enhanced governance to guide appropriate MediShield Life Claims

It will provide clarity to medical practitioners on claims to advise patients.

New Primary Care Research Institute to boost SingHealth Polyclinics

The SingHealth Polyclinics and its partners will explore new models of primary care.

MOH, Australia sign MOU to boost health coordination amidst ageing population

Potential collaborations are in aged care, primary care, and health financing.

Vacant buildings to turn into hostel accommodation for SG’s foreign HCWs

The retrofitted rooms are for newly employed Singapore public healthcare workers.

PR status granted to over 1,200 foreign medical workers: MOH

They were granted permanent residency over the past five years.

Singaporeans aged 60 and above may enrol for HealthierSG on 5 July

The healthcare reform enrolment will use an SMS sent to residents.

Almost all patients to get higher subsidies in revised pallative care framework

The revisions in the subsidy framework will take effect in 2024.

MOH declares new fee benchmarks in Singapore private healthcare

The benchmarks are effective in moderating growth of private surgeon charges.

MoH to retain transitional care facilities

The government set up 500 TDF beds across five sites during the pandemic.

MOH adjusts MediShield life claim limit for cancer drug services

The claim limit increased to $3,6000 per calendar year.

Singapore records traveller who went to Changi Airport infected with monkeypox

Thirteen close contacts were put on phone surveillance for 21 days.

MOH launches new $90m research grant for population health innovation

The research grant backs SingHealth centre for population health implementation.