Insights on Social Impact

Advisory visited National Junior College on 23 January 2020, hosting an informative session during which professionals involved in social impact shared about their career journeys in community work, as well as offered advice on pursuing opportunities in volunteering.

On the panel that day, we had Dr Alvona Loh Zi Hui, a medical doctor at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH), and Ms Atikah Amalina, a Diversity Program Manager in Google…

Conversations with Adrian Ang

Adrian Ang is the cofounder and CEO of AEvice Health. Driven by a passion to create something that can help others, Adrian founded AEvice in 2016 and worked on wearable devices alongside Professor Ser Wee from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Together, they came up with AireSone Junior, a non-intrusive wearable device that helps children better manage respiratory diseases. Tell me more about yourself & AEvice Health. AEvice Health started in 2016 to solve an unmet need in the market. Very often, children and elderly who developed an asthma attack in the middle of the night are able to get it under control with the use of reliever inhaler (also commonly known as Ventolin)…

Conversations with Sherie Tan

Sherie Tan is a doctor at Geylang Polyclinic. She obtained her medical training overseas, and shares with us on her transition into the local healthcare scene and her experiences thus far. As a medical officer, how would you describe what you do on a typical workday? I work in a polyclinic, so it’s a primary care setting. I work from 8am – 5pm on Mondays till Fridays, and I work half-days on Saturdays (8am – 12.30pm or 1pm). So we basically go in and run individual clinics, and see the patients that come…