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Singapore saw 275 new cases of HIV this year – and almost 50% were already in the late stage when detected

The majority - 55% - were detected by HIV tests done in the course of medical care.

A new plan to eradicate HIV and AIDS in Singapore by 2030 suggests including HIV testing in regular health screenings

Over 500,000 people in Singapore are at risk of contracting HIV, and the majority are men.

Half of all hawker stalls in Singapore now offer healthier choices, MOH says

The number of healthier meals sold has increased from 25 million meals in 2016 to 180 million in 2018, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said. 

Singapore is the first country to ban advertisements for high-sugar drinks – here’s what will happen

Drinks with medium-to-high sugar content will have to carry compulsory "unhealthy" labels.

Two caterers have been suspended after 39 people got gastroenteritis, including 3 who were hospitalised

The kitchens of both the catering services involved are located on the same floor of the Shimei East Kitchen.

Difficulty getting pregnant? Women above 45 years old can soon get IVF in Singapore

Medical advancement has "significantly reduced the medical risks for women undergoing ART procedures, even beyond age 45", MOH said.

Singapore’s first-of-its-kind dementia care village will be built with 10 bungalows in Sembawang

The upcoming dementia care village will provide residents a "safe, home-like" environment where they are assisted to live independently.

A new fund will help Singaporeans with rare diseases cope with hefty bills, which can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars

The Government is doing a 3-to-1 matching for contributions made to this meaningful fund.

All tobacco products in Singapore will be sold in standardised packaging with enlarged graphic warnings from July 2020

The minimum size of mandatory graphic health warnings will be increased to cover 75 per cent of all specified tobacco product packaging surfaces - up from the current size of 50 per cent.