Events held by the Haemophilia Society of Singapore
A One Day Outing Special was organized for members on 23 March, 2014.
There was a guided nature walk to Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve with the
Nature Society of Singapore, a visit to the Nyee Phoe Flower Garden before the
Group headed for the world’s largest “ Live Turtle & Tortoise Museum “. The
Museum was located in the Chinese Garden and showcases the world’s rarest
and most fascinating live tortoises and turtles.
Haemophilia Awareness Day was organized by the SingHealth cluster of
Hospitals and held at United Square on Saturday, 12 April, 2014. The Society
participated in the event and displayed its story boards on ‘haemophilia’. The
public was able to learn more about bleeding disorders and the work of the
World Haemophila Day Lunch was held in conjunction with World Haemophilia
Day and members gathered at the Ferntree Café, Miramar Hotel, on Sunday, 13
April, 2014 for a scrumptious buffet lunch. The lunch gathering promoted bonding
and fellowship among the members and their families.
Charity Film Premiere was held on Sunday, 4 May, 2014 where the 3D film
“ The Amazing Spiderman 2 “ was screened. This was the Haemophilia Society’s
first movie fund raising event, sponsored by Baxter Healthcare (Asia). Member of
Parliament, Ms Low Yen Ling, who is also the Parliamentary Secretary of Culture,
Community and Youth, graced the occasion.
WFH 2014 World Congressheld in Melbourne, Australia from 11 – 15 May,
2014, was attended by Dr Tan Hooi Hwa, Dr Gan Kim Loon, See Ek May and
Grace Vaz. Their participation was made possible through the kind sponsorships
of Baxter Healthcare (Asia) and Eshcol Pharmaceutical Group. Haemophilia
Foundation of Australia was honoured to host the largest international meeting
dedicated to bleeding disorders suffered by people around the world.