February 21, 2021
Dear Editor, The COVID-19 pandemic has massively disrupted the social and economy of many countries. Thailand has been successful in controlling the spread of the disease and […]
July 5, 2020
June 24, 2020
SEPT 16 — Earlier this year, there was an opinion piece stating that parents fear of vaccine or vaccine hesitancy and refusal is related to cases like Hannah Poling. We find that the points raised were scientifically poorly evidenced at best and extreme naivety at worst.
June 24, 2020
15 June 2020, Singapore - The ASEAN Dengue Day is an advocacy event held every 15 June to increase public awareness of dengue; to mobilize resources for its prevention and control; and, to demonstrate the commitment of ASEAN in to tackling the disease.
Translation of the Guidance proposed by the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society of Thailand and the Infectious Diseases Association of Thailand on the use of Dengvaxia.
January 5, 2018
For accuracy ease visit the PIDST website (www.pidst.net)
December 5, 2017
ADVA statement regarding the CYD-TDV Dengvaxia dengue vaccine
Prof. Tikki Pang (Advisor for ADVA) highlights the intensified vector control strategies in Singapore and illustrates its impact on dengue control
November 28, 2016
SINGAPORE — With the number of dengue cases steadily declining, Singapore looks set to avoid the worst-case scenario of a record 30,000 cases predicted by the authorities at the start of the year, when cases spiked alarmingly. Read more at https://www.todayonline.com/singapore/dengue-cases-2016-figures-be-lower-expected
Dato’ Dr. Musa Mohd Nordin voices his concerns on the delay of dengue vaccine approval in Malaysia and urges the Government of Malaysia to take immediate steps to approve this life-saving vaccine.
November 8, 2016
Historically, Malaysia was foremost to document Dengue Fever (DF) in 1902 and Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF) in1962. It would have been another feather in our national cap […]
October 13, 2016
Rapid urbanisation, climate change and poor vector control will continue to cause a rise in the number of dengue infections. Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority's recent dengue vaccine approval together with vector control measures will play a crucial role in helping to combat the spread of the virus. Proper education on mosquito breeding areas and avoidance of activities during times when the mosquito comes out to feed at dawn and dusk, use of repellents and wearing bright coloured clothes will help in reducing the chance of getting infected.