TC salutes healthcare workers, calls on Govt & S'poreans to play its part

Posted by Sinapan Samydorai under Breaking News on 10 April 2003

Think Centre would like to express its utmost respect and appreciation to all health care workers who are at the frontline of the war against SARS.

These health care workers are selfless and dedicated to saving the lives of fellow Singaporeans who have fallen to the dreadful virus.

Think Centre urges the public to stop all forms of discrimination towards all health care workers, many of whom are migrant workers who are fearlessly fighting alongside Singaporean health care workers in the line of duty.

Think Centre also sends its deepest condolences to the families of SARS victims. The Government of Singapore should honour its promise to do its best to provide economic, pyschological and socio-cultural reliefs to all patients, victims and their families.

Lastly, Think Centre calls on fellow Singaporeans to show their compassion, solidarity and support for one another regardless of race, language or religion. We as one united people as often pledged, will emerge as better individuals because we truly understood, cared and shared through this crisis.


Background Information:

The latest MOH information shows that SARS is under containment, with no new infection in the secondary contacts.

7th April 2003, 73 SARS patients have been discharged. 31 SARS patients remain hospitalised. 7 additional SARS cases all nurses; 1 from TTSH, 2 from SGH, 2 from CGH, 1 from a private nursing home and 1 radiographer from SGH.

9th April 2003, the World Health Organization reported a cumulative total of 2722 SARS, cases, with 106 deaths reported from 18 countries.

10 April 2003

Think Centre

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