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March 2017
Singapore President and Patron of SIF Tony Tan, Gets a First Hand View of a Singapore-Laos Collaboration to Upgrade Physiotherapy Education in Laos

The visit reflects the warm and longstanding relations between Singapore and Laos.

Read about how both countries are working closer together to empower more people with disabilities to lead fuller, more productive and meaningful lives in Laos.

"The collaborative effort has not only positively impacted physiotherapists, but also the wider healthcare professionals within our community." – A/P Dr Bouathep Phoumin, Faculty of Medical Technology, University of Health Sciences

 

Volunteer Cooperation
Singapore and Cambodia Collaborate to Raise the Capabilities of Cambodian Physiotherapy Practitioners
An upgraded Physiotherapy Bachelor Bridging Programme aims to address the shortage of physical therapy specialists in Cambodia, find out how.

Good Business
A Generation of Change – Partnerships and Youth Leadership
Partnerships as a means to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. How can we unleash the potential of young changemakers towards this cause? Join the dialogue at our Young Social Entrepreneurs workshop. Register now!

Our Better World
What This Syrian Refugee Does Will Make You Smile
Hasan is one of 4.8 million Syrian refugees in the world. And what a character he is — jovial and full of zest for life! A participant of CyberCare's refugee programme, Hasan now teaches and motivates refugee children to create a better future. Watch his story!

Why This Amazing Soccer Player Said No to The Big Leagues
Next Step FC offers young football talents in Siem Reap a chance at professional football. Players get a chance to play against the best academies in Cambodia, and gain exposure with the best coaches. But Next Step believes that guiding these talents beyond football is just as important.

Singapore Magazine
Changing the World,
One Friendship at a Time
"When you regard someone as a friend rather than someone who is needy, the call is different." — Shahril Hassan, co-founder of social enterprise Air Amber

Find out how Singaporean teenager Tan and Khoi, an abused foreign domestic worker, became friends through one of Air Amber's initiatives.

Upcoming Events
16 Mar 2017
*Scape
Dialogue on "Partnerships for the Sustainable Development Goals"
18 Mar 2017
Suntec Convention Centre
Fireside Chat on "Youth Leadership and Development: A Generation of Change"
Volunteer Opportunities
Cambodia
Water for Life Project (Kampong Speu)
India
Curriculum Development and Pedagogy Project (Bangalore)
Laos
English Teacher (Vientiane)

SIF in the News
Doctors Attend Training Camp in Singapore
As part of our on-going collaboration with the healthcare community in Tamil Nadu, SingHealth and KK Women's and Children's Hospital, SIF hosted a team of doctors and nurses from India for a five-day training to reduce maternal and infant mortality rates.
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