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News & Highlights
February 13, 2017
UCAN-A pilot initiative to establish paediatric autoimmune disease research network in Asia to accelerate translational research launched by SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre’s Paediatrics ACP and Eureka Institute for Translational Medicine
SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre’s Paediatrics Academic Clinical Programme (ACP), in collaboration with Eureka Institute for Translational Medicine has launched a new programme; Understanding Childhood (Chronic) Ailments Network – Asia (UCAN-A).Read More
November 15, 2016
New family-centred approach to early childhood intervention focuses on daily functioning of children with special needs for better inclusion to society
Early fruits are showing from a new holistic early childhood intervention (ECI) service and outcomes framework that focuses on achieving functional improvements in the daily lives of the children and their families, shifting the yardstick of local ECI and enhancing the practical daily functioning abilities of the children. Commissioned by the Lien Foundation, and jointly spearheaded by KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) and Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities (THKMC), ECHO provides a unified framework to measure functional outcomes and further raise the standards of ECI in Singapore. Read More
October 16, 2016
KKH sets new Guinness World Records title
About 3,000 people joined in festivities and took part in a community family carnival, "Born in KKH" held today at Bishan Stadium. Among them, 2,241 participants born in KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH), aged between seven and 84 years, went down in history for setting a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the “Largest Reunion of People Born at the Same Hospital”.
September 6, 2016
KKH Adopts 3D Print of Actual Paediatric Hearts to Improve Outcomes for Complex Congenital Heart Conditions - KKH takes the lead in paediatric clinical education for specialists in Asia
The Cardiac Centre (consisting of the Cardiology Service and Cardiothoracic Surgery Service) at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) has adopted the use of three-dimensional (3D) printed heart models to enhance the planning of clinical management leading to improved outcomes for complex congenital heart conditions. Eight of these models, each depicting a different congenital heart disease in actual patients, provide intricate views into tiny hearts to aid cardiothoracic surgeons in their pre-planning of complex surgeries. The Cardiac Centre is the main paediatric cardiology referral centre in Singapore and performs an average of approximately 200 surgeries a year.
August 19, 2016
KK Women's and Children's Hospital aims to set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title on 16 October 2016
Following hot on the heels of Joseph Schooling’s breaking of the Olympic Record at the Olympic Games in Rio, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) is also attempting its own record-setting feat. KKH set the world record in 1966 for being the world’s largest maternity hospital with a record birth of 39,835 babies born that year, a record it held for ten years. This year marks the 50th anniversary of this achievement and KKH will commemorate it with a community family carnival called "Born in KKH".
July 8, 2016
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre’s Paediatrics Academic Clinical Programme raise more than $197,000 in support of children with cancer
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) together with SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre’s Paediatrics Academic Clinical Programme (ACP) are making a bald statement of support for children with cancer.
July 5, 2016
Launch of First Trauma Network for Children in Singapore
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH), together with Temasek Cares, has launched Singapore’s first network to support children affected by trauma. Initiated by Temasek Cares, the
Stay Prepared – Trauma Network for Children aims to bring psychosocial trauma support and care into the core of Singapore’s community. This is a successive collaboration between KKH and Temasek Cares following the launch of the Temasek Cares KITS (Kids in Tough Situations) programme in April 2014.
March 10, 2016
One in 10 cases of children in submersion incidents led to drowning death
- Pre-school age children most vulnerable to submersion incidents
- Highest occurrence in condominium pools
Statistics compiled by the Department of Emergency Medicine at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) on unintentional submersion incidents involving children from the period January 2011 to December 2015 showed an upward trend of submersion incidents with one in ten cases resulting in drowning death. Children of pre-school age are also most vulnerable to submersion injuries, with the data reflecting that more than 76 per cent of those with submersion injuries were children aged six years and below.