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Planting ‘Forest Gardens’ Can Promote a More Sustainable Food System

A process known as “succession” occurs when one plant species replaces another.1 As explained in the National Geographic short film featured above, when an area is left to its own devices, it will naturally turn into a forest over time, replete with a wide variety of plant species, and this diversification occurs unaided by man.… Read More »

Proposed National eHealth System and Services Act approved by house panel in the Philippines

Last week, the House Committee on Health in the Philippines House of Representatives chaired by Rep. Angelina Tan approved a substitute bill seeking to establish the National eHealth Systems and Services that shall deliver health services through cost-effective and secure information and communications technology (ICT). WHY IT MATTERS The landmark measure provides for an organised… Read More »

Staff lapses and IT system vulnerabilities are key reasons behind SingHealth cyberattack, according to COI Report

After 22 days of public and private hearings involving 37 witness accounts from August to November 2018, the Committee of Inquiry (COI) convened to inquire into the events and contributing factors leading to the cyberattack on Singapore Health Services Private Limited (SingHealth)’s patient database system, has released its 454-page public report today. Between late June… Read More »