Thought Leadership

Some of the world’s leaders, and leading thinkers from NUS and overseas, regularly gather and add to the rich diversity of thoughts and ideas on our campuses, in Singapore and across the globe.
Here’s what they had to share.

In reviewing the Dorscon framework, let's not throw the baby out with the bathwater

In reviewing the Dorscon framework, let's not throw the baby out with the bathwater

Speakers: Hsu Li Yang 23 May 2022

It was announced that the Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (Dorscon) framework would be reviewed  as the public announcement of Dorscon levels had the unintended consequence of inducing public anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Associate Professor Hsu Li Yang, Vice Dean of Global Health at the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, highlighted that the public and the government agencies should have the same understanding of what each level means and perhaps more importantly, the criteria for moving between levels. 

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Accessible and adequate housing key to tackling homelessness

Accessible and adequate housing key to tackling homelessness

Speakers: Dr Ng Kok Hoe and Ms Jeyda Simren Sekhon Atac 26 Sep 2022