As the world battles COVID-19 amidst a confusing environment of working from home, excessive screen time and fewer social interactions, it is even more important to take care of your physical and mental health.

In line with this month’s celebration of International Women’s Day, come learn about screening, treatment and management for common female health conditions from specialists at Thomson Breast Centre and Thomson Surgical Centre, and explore traditional chinese medicine as a complementary form of treatment with insights from Thomson Chinese Medicine. Through this webinar, you will also take home from our psychiatrist speaker, useful tips on coping with stress and anxiety better.

Last but not least, join the conversation with an exclusive fireside chat with our female health experts on stress and its impact on the management of health conditions. Attendees can submit their questions at any time during the webinar and have them addressed by our speakers.

Register now and we will see you soon!

Topic: Common Women’s Cancer
By Dr Tan Yia Swam, Clinical Director & Breast Surgeon, Thomson Breast Centre

Dr Tan is an accredited General Surgeon with a special interest in Breast Surgery, with more than 15 years of experience caring for patients. Prior to private practice, Dr Tan has looked after patients in Singapore General Hospital, National University Hospital and Tan Tock Seng Hospital during her training years.

Dr Tan is dedicated to providing prompt and accurate diagnosis for her patients in a warm, supportive environment and has developed a strong network in multi-disciplinary care to deliver the best model of breast care.

Dr Tan also actively serves the medical community by sitting on the Singapore Medical Association (SMA) Council since 2008, and is the first female President of the SMA Council. Dr Tan is also appointed as a Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) with effect from January 2021.


Topic: Coping with Urinary Incontinence
By Dr Tricia Kuo, Consultant Urologist, Thomson Surgical Centre

Dr Tricia Kuo provides specialized care in Functional disorders and Female Urology such as urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, Reconstructive and Adolescent Urology. She is an accredited surgeon in minimally invasive stone and laparoscopic procedures in major hospitals.

Dr Kuo is a member of a few societies and professional organizations and previously served as an executive committee member of the Singapore Urology Association and the Society for Continence Singapore. Dr Kuo is currently carrying out research on developing a device for stress urinary incontinence and developing new urinary catheters. In addition, she is also involved in local and regional advisory board meetings for overactive bladder and nocturia.


Topic: Knowing Your TCM Element
By Ms Seah Ai Wei, TCM Physician, Thomson Chinese Medicine

Ms Seah graduated from the Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. During her tenure at Jiangsu Provincial Hospital of TCM, she has worked with senior doctors in specialties including internal medicine, gastroenterology, gynaecology, oncology, respiratory, dermatology and rheumatology.

Ms Seah has special interests in the use of acupuncture and Chinese medicine to help women with fertility issues and post-natal recovery. She is a fully registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Physician with the TCM Practitioners Board and a member of the Singapore Chinese Physicians’ Association.


Topic: Managing Your Mental Health
By Dr Tina Tan, Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Tan is a psychiatrist at Better Life Clinic. She has experience managing a variety of mental health conditions and has a special interest in looking after the elderly. Dr Tan is also Editor of the Singapore Medical Association (SMA) News, a monthly newsletter for doctors.