Medihelp Hospitals, Mount Elizabeth S’pore host lifestyle seminar on prostate cancer prevention and prediction

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Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore Urologist Dr. Chin Chong Min

Medihelp Hospitals, in collaboration with Mount Elizabeth Singapore and IHH Patient Assistant Centre Sri Lanka Office, recently hosted a comprehensive lifestyle seminar aimed at educating the public on the prevention and prediction of prostate cancer.

The event took place at the newly inaugurated Medihelp Wellness Centre, the 18th branch of Medihelp Hospitals chain at Lipton Circus.

It centred on the critical theme of combating prostate cancer, and was conducted by esteemed urologist Dr. Chin Chong Min, renowned for his expertise in urological surgeries and bladder disorders. 

Dr. Chin Chong Min, practicing at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore, shared invaluable insights garnered from his vast experience in treating urinary cancers, including prostate cancer, utilising advanced techniques such as laparoscopic and robotic surgery.

The event witnessed an overwhelming response from a diverse audience, comprising individuals keen on understanding preventive measures against prostate cancer.

Dignitaries gracing the occasion included esteemed personalities from Medihelp, including Chairman Leslie Wijesiriwardana, Laboratory Director Sunanda Wijesiriwardana, Medical Director Dr. Charitha Wijesiriwardana, Executive Director Chandika Wijesiriwardana, and Chief Operating Officer Nishantha Jayamanne.

Additionally, Mount Elizabeth Hospital’s Regional Manager Aliff Bin Arshad, and IHH Patient Assistant Centre Sri Lanka Office Country Director Shuvo Hridayesh, graced the event with their presence.

Prostate cancer remains a significant health concern globally, particularly among men. 

Recognising the importance of proactive healthcare measures, Medihelp Hospitals COO Nishantha Jayamanne emphasised the hospital chain’s commitment to promoting wellness and facilitating early detection of cancers.

“We conduct a large number of cancer screenings every day across our chain of hospitals and Medical Centres situated in 18 locations. As a hospital chain committed to promoting wellness, we are happy to host this lifestyle seminar partnering with Parkway Hospitals Singapore Sri Lanka office. We are indeed honoured and privileged to have Dr. Chin Chong Min from Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital Singapore, who is a world renowned specialist consultant Urologist to conduct this lifestyle seminar which was of immense value,” he said. 

IHH Patient Assistant Centre Sri Lanka Office Country Director Shuvo Hridayesh expressed his appreciation for the collaborative effort in organising the seminar. He stressed the importance of such initiatives in raising awareness and fostering preventive healthcare practices among the Sri Lankan populace.

Medihelp Hospitals and Mount Elizabeth Singapore remain steadfast in their commitment to empowering communities with knowledge and resources to combat health challenges effectively. 

Through collaborative efforts and expert-led initiatives, both entities aim to make significant strides in promoting holistic well-being and early intervention against prostate cancer.