Corporate social responsibility

BIOTAILOR CSR

BIOTAILOR CSR focuses on supporting various health initiatives promoting health and building health awareness programmes tailored to specific populations locally and internationally through Health Projects, Health Placements and Health Partnerships.

Riding for Disability Association (RDA), Singapore

2017 - Present 

Equine-Assisted Therapist and Fund Raiser


  • Supporting RDA Singapore to provide equine-assisted therapy (also known as hippotherapy) to children and adults with physical and mental disabilities. 
  • Conduct Horse-Riding Therapy sessions for children with disabilities.
  • Support Fundraising, Marketing, Events and projects promoting health and disability management for children and adults through health talks and health education.
  • Health Talks address current concerns in the Modern Age on nutritional well-being, cost effective health, children and family support and how to implement them into our daily lives.
  • Talk Series: Nutrition - Disability and Health – Child Growth and Development - Adolescent Growth and Development - Nutrition - Urban Health.
  • Website: http://rdasingapore.org/ 

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION HQ, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

 2017-2017 Chronic Disease Research and Global Health Consultant 


  • Department of Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD), WHO
  • Supporting Member States in the technical implementation and participation in the development of taking forward the agenda of the: Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases 2013-2020, Comprehensive Global Monitoring Framework, Voluntary Global Targets for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases and WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
  • Conducted literature review and research on global health programmes for proposal research for abstract and proposal symposia content for the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health.
  • Critiqued WHO genomics publications, resolutions, educational materials and website covering areas of human genetics and lifestyle and public health, risk factors of non-communicable diseases and parameters and health systems of chronic disease management.
  • Provided research and drafting support, proposal presentation and analytical contributions and preparing technical documents related to non-communicable Diseases.
  • Website: http://www.who.int/ 

Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore

2016 – 2017

Medical Research Writer


  • Lien Centre for Palliative Care (LCPC) 
  • Science writing of grant proposals and manuscripts, including reviewing and copy-editing of clinical and health economic aspects of palliative care.
  • Conduct literature reviews on clinical, social and cultural aspects of palliative care in Singapore and Asia while studying the needs and cultural differences in various ethnic communities in Singapore.
  • Core research focuses on understanding and meeting patient/caregiver preferences regarding end-of-life, advanced care planning; communication at the end-of-life; end-of-life care financing and delivery models; and pain and symptom management at the end-of-life for cancer and dementia patients.
  • Research focuses on palliative care education and development of healthcare professionals and helping to inform decision-makers on healthcare policies affecting the end-of-life.
  • Website: https://www.duke-nus.edu.sg/

World Health Organization HQ, Geneva, Switzerland

2016-2016 

Human Genomic Research and Global Health Consultant

 

  • Department of Service Delivery & Safety, WHO, Global
  • Participation in the development of the WHO Initiative on Genomics and Global Health.
  • Contribution to the development of training tools on genomics and global health.
  • Critiqued WHO genomics publications, resolutions and educational materials from 1959-2011 covering areas of human genetics and public health, hemoglobin disorders such as sickle-cell anaemia, thalassaemia, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, birth defects, and cystic fibrosis, ethical legal social implications of genomics and global health and genetic counseling.
  • Conducted literature review on the biosocial and ethnographic analysis of sickle-cell anaemia in Senegal, West Africa.
  • Website: http://www.who.int/ 

UN Women Singapore Committee, Singapore

2014 – 2015 

Nutrition Health Educator


  • Designed and conducted Health Education Awareness Programmes with UN Women Singapore Committee for women, youth and underprivileged communities.
  • Health Talks addressed current concerns in the Modern Age on nutritional well-being, cost effective health, children and family support and how to implement them into our daily lives.
  • Talk Series: Modern & Natural Eating For Health - Combating Allergies - Detoxification & Elimination - Weight Management - Exercise Regimes - Women’s Health - Child Care - Child Growth and Nutrition -Adolescent Growth and Nutrition - Urban Health.
  • Website: http://unwomen-nc.org.sg

Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2), Singapore

2011-2014 

Nutrition Health Educator


  • Designed and conducted Nutrition Health Education Awareness Programmes with TWC2 for migrant workers and domestic workers.
  • Health Services supporting migrant workers with health cases, advising on nutrition and healthcare practices involving construction site injuries, medical claims and compensation, health supplement support and medical drug administration, sanitation and hygiene practices.
  • Food and Meal support services organizing meal tickets, meal kitchens and free meals during bank holidays.
  • Website: http://twc2.org.sg/