NHCS Heart & Sole Challenge 2018

Adopting an active lifestyle is important for all including heart patients. The Heart and Sole Challenge 2018, which consists of a fun walk and race component, aims to encourage individuals to adopt an active lifestyle in heart disease prevention and management.

Participants will get a chance to learn more about heart disease through the interactive and educational activities along the walk and race routes. 

Race Category: 5KM Challenge your wit and grit!

This is a competitive segment whereby participants are to form a team of 5 and complete various challenges around Punggol Waterway Park, covering a distance of about 5km to accrue game points.

Fun Walk Category: 5KM

This is a leisure walk and participants may learn more about heart disease through the interactive and educational activities along the walk routes.

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Date
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Type
29Sep
29 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
Heart to Heart Talk – Preventing That First Heart Attack
Venue
Changi General Hospital (CGH), Auditorium
Time
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cost
Admission is free (pre-registration is required)
Language
English
Synopsis

The heart does not stop working even when you are sleeping.  It does so much for you every day but how do you know if your heart is functioning well?  If you were to ask how it is doing today, what would it say?

Join us at this forum and discover your heart health.  Learn from the experts on how to manage your diet, pick up simple exercise tips that you can do daily and how to look out for early signs of a heart attack. Thinking of taking supplements for your heart? Check with our experts if they would be suitable for you.

There will also be a special cooking demonstration by our chef and fun activities at the booths.

Spend a fruitful Saturday with us and your heart will thank you for it!

Audience
General public seeking to know about heart health and heart diseases prevention
Registration

To register, send your information (name, contact number and number of persons) to

Email: public_forum@cgh.com.sg

Tel: 6936 6947

Closing date for registration is 24 September 2018.

Contact
6936 6947
Information

​Programme

​8.30am​Registration
9.00am

​Welcome Address and Introduction

Dr Liew Boon Wah, Consultant

9.10am

​Lowering the highs - Treating blood pressure,
blood sugar and blood cholesterol issues

Dr Tan Jian Jing, Associate Consultant

​9.25am

​Exercise – Tips that you must have!

Teo Mei Lun Anna, Senior Physiotherapist

​9.40am

​Eating your way to a healthier heart - It's not heart to start!

Chua Ningyi Fionn, Dietician

​10.00am​Tea break, Booth activities and Chef demo
​11.00am

​Do I have heart disease? A simple guide to symptom recognition and screening tools

Dr Chai Siang Chew, Consultant

​11.15am

​Coronary Artery Disease - Is it a blocked pipe or a volcano?

Dr Kelvin Wong, Consultant

​11.30am

​Supplements for the heart - A magic elixir?

Helen Lee, Pharmacist

​12.00pmQuestions & Answers

 

13Oct
13 Oct 2018 - 13 Oct 2018
Your Guide to Common Women’s Health Concerns and a Healthier You - Revealing the secrets of painful periods
Venue
KKH Auditorium (Training Centre), Level 1, Women’s Tower
Time
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Cost
$11 per pax (inclusive of light refreshments)
Language
English
Synopsis

The forum discusses about painful periods and understanding them, endometriosis and contraception methods to aid in family planning.

The public forum will be conducted in English.​

Audience
Women
Registration

Registration closes on 11 October 2018 (Thursday). Pre-registration is required. Seats are confirmed upon full payment on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration fee is non-refundable.

To register, please log on to www.kkh.com.sg/healthseries to fill up the registration form.

Contact
Please call 6394-1268 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.00pm)
Information

Topics Covered

  • Painful Cramps - Is There Something More?
  • Endometriosis Made Simple - Understanding your Treatment Options
  • The ABCs of Understanding your Troubled Monthly Flow
  • Family Planning Options for the Modern Women!​
20Oct
20 Oct 2018 - 20 Oct 2018
Be a Superhero and Protect Your Bones
Venue
Singapore General Hospital Blk 1 Level 3, Medical Students Centre (MSC) Conference Room
Time
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cost
$5/person
Language
English
Synopsis

Don't wait till you break a bone. Be a superhero and protect your bones.

Topics

  • Osteoporosis: The Silent Disease. Why You Should Sit Up and Take Notice
  • Build Your Bone Bank: How to Do It Through Your Diet
  • Protect Against a Fractured Future! Buffing Up Your Bones with Exercise
  • Who is a Bone Bright Head? Quiz on Bone Health ​
Audience
Public
Registration

To register, kindly call 6635 7911 during office hours (10am to 5pm) or scan the QR code to register online​.

Contact
6635 7911
27Oct
27 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
Freedom From Pain / 摆脱疼痛
Venue
Deck on 9, Singapore General Hospital Blk 6 Level 9 (Lift access from Blk 7)
Time
12:30 pm to 4:45 pm
Cost
$5/session
Language
English & Chinese
Synopsis

Chronic pain has an impact on the physical, functional, emotional, psychological state of an individual. To some, it is a disabling and debilitating condition.

Find out about the different pain conditions and how you can overcome pain at this public forum.

持久性疼痛可对你的身心造成伤害。欲知如何应付不同种类的疼痛,赶紧报名参加。

Time
12.30pm to 2.15pm (English)
3.00pm to 4.45pm (华语)

Topic highlights / 题目

  • 10 Most Common Pain and Their Treatment
  • Latest Treatment of Neck and Back Pain
  • Role of Physiotherapy in Pain Management
  • Can Acupuncture Help My Pain?
  • 十大疼痛与最新治疗
  • 颈椎与腰椎疼痛的最新治疗
  • 物理治疗与疼痛管理
  • 针灸与疼痛
Audience
Public
Registration

Seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Here's how to register:

By phone / 电话 (from Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm)

6326 5968

By email / 电邮 (your name and contact details)

painmed@sgh.com.sg

By QR code / QR

SGH "Freedom from Pain" public forum

Contact
6326 5968
Information

Time
12.30pm to 2.15pm (English)
3.00pm to 4.45pm (华语)

For more details, visit https://www.sgh.com.sg/temp/calendar-events/Pages/Pain-Management-PF-2018.aspx

17Nov
17 Nov 2018 - 17 Nov 2018
Breezing through Menopause 轻松度过更年期
Venue
KH Auditorium, (Training Centre) Level 1, Women’s Tower 竹脚妇幼医院培训中心礼堂,妇女大楼(一楼)
Time
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Cost
Forum: $10 per pax/ $15 per couple (Inclusive of light tea refreshments) Workshop: $2 per pax 讲座收费每位$10 / 两人$15(包含茶点) 工作坊收费每人$2(每人只限一项)
Language
English / Mandarin
Synopsis

Breeze your way through menopause!

Valuable advices and trusted tips from our healthcare experts will help you manage and overcome the common physical challenges and symptoms of menopause.

和我们一起轻松度过更年! 听听专家探讨更多有关更年期的症状!

Mandarin Forum

上午9点30分至下午12时(讲座)

下午1时至2时(工作坊)

English Forum

2.00pm to 4.30pm (Forum)

Timing varies (Workshop)

Audience
Ladies age 40 years and above 40以上的妇女
Registration

Registration closes on 15 November 2018 (Thursday). Seats are confirmed upon full payment on a first-come-first-served basis. Registration fee is non-refundable. For more details, please call 6394-1268 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.00pm) or log on to www.kkh.com.sg/healthseries.

截止日期:2018年11月15日(星期四)。须全额付款后才确定座位,先到先得。付款以后恕不退款。有关更多详

情可致电:6394-1268,星期一至星期五,上午9时30分至4时或到网站www.kkh.com.sg/healthseries查阅

Contact
6394-1268 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.00pm)
Information

English Forum

2.00pm to 4.30pm (Forum)

Timing varies (Workshop)

English Forum Topics

  • Osteoporosis and You
  • Pelvic Floor Exercises
  • Maintaining your Skin in the Golden Years
  • The Truth about Diabetes: What do you really know?
  • Weight Changes during Menopause

Workshops' Topics

  • Workshop 1: A taste of mindfulness
  • Workshop 2: Improving intimacy in the silver years
  • Workshop 3: Healthy eating for strong heart and bones
  • Workshop 4: Maintaining Agility

Mandarin Forum

上午9点30分至下午12时(讲座)

下午1时至2时(工作坊)

Mandarin Forum Topics

  • 认识骨质疏松
  • 一起对抗糖尿病!
  • 更年期体重变化
  • 黄金年华: 护肤秘诀
  • 骨盆底部肌肉运动的重要

Workshops' Topics

  • 工作坊(一): 保护心脏及强化骨骼的健康饮食
  • 工作坊(二): 保持敏捷