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Our Doctors publish various articles of general interest which we reproduce here for your information:

Vaccination

Get your vaccinations up to date this world immunisation week
Most of us are guilty of it – keeping up to date with our children’s jabs but not our own. But, the truth is, adults really do need protection, too ...
Travel vaccination in South East Asia
South East Asia is a favourite holiday destination for many travellers. What about your travel vaccinations?
Vaccinations for adults living in Singapore
If you are preparing to relocate to Singapore or if you are already living in Singapore, do not forget to receive all the necessary and recommended vaccinations.
The importance of keeping our own boosters up to date
In honour of World Immunisation Week, the last week of April, Dr Maria Tang speaks about the importance of keeping our own boosters up to date.
Expat Living, April 2017
Vaccines for babies
Dr Maria Tang guides you through the medical recommendations and international requirements for babies and children vaccination.
Sassy mama, August 2016
BCG Vaccination for Children
TB may not be of concern in Australia or NZ but Dr Kwan Yew Seng advises vaccinating your children, here's why.
ANZA August 2009

Kids Health

Have kids will travel? Here are some handy tips for prepping for health-related emergencies.
So you’ve booked your flights and bought travel insurance for your long-awaited family holiday – yay! But before you pack all 1232425 bags, take a moment to think about how you can keep your family safe and well throughout the trip...
Iron Deficiency in Children: Strike While the Iron is Hot
A family doctor explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of iron deficiency in children...
When should I take my kid to the ER? The experts at CHI have the answers
Wondering if that high fever warrants a visit to the ER? The experts at CHI give the lowdown...
10 Steps for Better Sleep in Kids and Teen
Sassy Mama, March 2018
Mycoplasma and how do you treat it in children
In the monthly edition of “Ask the Doctor” with HoneyKids, Dr Maria Tang is guiding us through mycoplasma and how do you treat it in children.
HoneyKids, April 2017
10 Steps to Better Sleep for Kids of All Ages
Sleep is so vital to children health, contributing to everything from weight fluctuation, to academic performance to mood swings. Dr. Sundus Hussain-Morgan is providing us her top tips for supporting healthy sleep habits in your children.
Sassy Mama, January 2017
Children’s nutrition
Dr Charu Narayanan explained the importance of nutrition in everyday sports practice for children in Singapore.
Sassy mama, August 2016
Children sports practice in Singapore - nutrition and lifestyle
DR CHARU NARAYANAN explains how important is for our children to have 1h minimum of sports activity a day, but also. How important is for them to have a healthy nutrition.
AFS – La Gazette – July 2016
Children’s health and development
Part of the six-strong Team of GPs at Complete Healthcare International (CHI), Dr. Charu Narayanan who has a special interest in pediatrics, answers our questions on Children’s health and development.
Expat Living – November 2015
Picky eaters
Every second family has a picky eater, and it can be a real worry. DR SUNDUS HUSSAIN-MORGAN tackles the issue of what the ideal diet is, explains how and why children may resist it, and – most importantly – provides some helpful suggestions to overcome the problem.
Expat Living - October 2015
What do you know about Stevens-Johnson Syndrome?
Read about seven-month-old Chasely's ordeal with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome. Learn about signs you need to look out for and what you should do if you think your child has the condition.
theasianparent.com, June 2015
Doctor’s Advice: Why Do My Kids Get Sick All The Time and What Can I Do To Help?
If you’re tired of having sick kids on your hands all the time, then we hear you mama! Having unwell youngsters is never fun for anyone, so we’ve enlisted the help of family GP, Dr. Cheryl Kam to get her best advice on why our kids get sick, and what we can do to keep them well!
Sassy Mama SG, August 2014
Doctor’s Advice: Understanding Common Allergy Disorders in Kids
While childhood allergies appear to be on the rise, many mamas are still in the dark about what causes an allergic disorder and how it can be prevented in their children. To find out more, we spoke to the friendly Dr. Cheryl Kam to get her advice about this common condition and what a mama can do to help her child.
Sassy Mama SG, August 2014
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
With school going back after the holidays, beware of hand, foot and mouth disease writes Dr Rebecca Overton.
ANZA January 2009

Pregnancy

PREGNANCY - A TESTING TIME
What essential prenatal screening tests do you need during pregnancy? When are they performed, and why? DR MARIA TANG answers some of these very important questions.
Expat Living, March 2017
8 tips for healthy pregnancy
Previously a paediatrician in both India and the UK, DR CHARU NARAYANAN is one of the team of GPs at Complete Healthcare International (CHI). Though a healthy pregnancy is determined by a healthy egg and sperm, she says, there’s a lot you can do optimize your baby’s health and your own.
Expat Living – March 2016

Womens Health

CHI solves common breastfeeding problems: Latching, milk supply, pain and reflux
HoneyCombers & HaneyKids, March 2018
Vaginal Itching
CHI is delighted to support Honey Kids “Ask the Doctor” campaign, since December 2016. On a monthly bases, CHI will be answering the most common questions that all of us are asking since we live in Singapore. In the first series, Dr Sundus Hussein-Morgan is talking about vaginal itching, what is causing it and how do we treat it.
Honey Kids “Ask the Doctor” Campaign
Do I Need the Cervical Cancer Vaccine? - Your top questions answered
Vaccines are always a hot topic these days, particularly for our little ones. Please welcome Dr Cheryl Kam to examine the safety and effectiveness of the Cervical Cancer vaccine – and break down whether you and your kids should get it.
Sassy Mama SG, January 2015
Thyroid Screening
Dr Charu Narayanan is providing us a better understanding of thyroid matters – how to screen and how to identify symptoms linked to thyroid.
Expat Living, January 2017
Breast Cancer Prevention - ANZA, May 2011
Our risk of breast cancer can be hugely reduced by making a few simple lifestyle changes says DR JAMES READ.
ANZA, May 2011
Bladder Woes
"It is not normal to leak any urine at all – not even a little bit!" declares physiotherapist Monica Donaldson.
Expat Living, March 2010
Secret Women's Business
Women, and mothers in particular, tend to think of themselves and their own wellbeing after everything else, writes KIM HAYES
ANZA May 2010
Women's Health
Did you know there is a vaccination for cancer of the cervix? Dr Rebecca Overton from CHI explains.
ANZA April 2009
Once Bitten, Twice Shy....
We’ve all seen the signs dotted around Singapore warning about dengue fever, but what exactly is it? Here Dr Katherine Rainbow explains what it is, what to do if you’ve got it and how to prevent getting it in the first place.
ANZA October 2008
Not Just The Flu....
Dr Kim Hayes explains what exactly Mycoplasma is and how to avoid getting it.
ANZA August 2008

Mens Health

Men's health and prevention
Dr. Colin Koh, CHI’s Medical Director, with extensive areas of interest in Men’s health and Men’s ageing, is giving you some very useful advices on when and what to check.
Prostate matters
When it comes to screening for prostate cancer, DR COLIN KOH of Complete Healthcare International (CHI) says it’s a very personal choice based on individual risks and concerns, especially for those who know a cancer sufferer or have a family history of the disease.
Expat Living – July 2016
Thyroid Screening
Dr Charu Narayanan is providing us a better understanding of thyroid matters – how to screen and how to identify symptoms linked to thyroid.
Expat Living, January 2017
Men's Health Checks: What and When?
There is nothing more important than your health. Dr Kwan Yew Seng gives us a run down on men's health.
ANZA November 2008
Once Bitten, Twice Shy....
We’ve all seen the signs dotted around Singapore warning about dengue fever, but what exactly is it? Here Dr Katherine Rainbow explains what it is, what to do if you’ve got it and how to prevent getting it in the first place.
ANZA October 2008
Not Just The Flu....
Dr Kim Hayes explains what exactly Mycoplasma is and how to avoid getting it.
ANZA August 2008

Nutritional and Functional Health

Nutritional medicine what is-it?
Dr Colin KOH, January 2018
Gut health
In the monthly edition of “Ask the Doctor” with HoneyKids, Dr Charu Narayanan is looking at how digestion can affect both adults and children, and how we can improve our gut health.
HoneyKids, January 2017
Preventative medicine
The best way to treat illness? Prevent it. DR COLIN KOH from CHI (Complete International Healthcare) explains why preventive screening really is the best medicine.
Expat Living Body with Mind guide – April 2016
Children’s nutrition
Dr Charu Narayanan explained the importance of nutrition in everyday sports practice for children in Singapore.
Sassy mama, August 2016
Picky eaters
Every second family has a picky eater, and it can be a real worry. DR SUNDUS HUSSAIN-MORGAN tackles the issue of what the ideal diet is, explains how and why children may resist it, and – most importantly – provides some helpful suggestions to overcome the problem.
Expat Living - October 2015
Nutrition Rules! The Sunshine Vitamin
Here’s a GP with a holistic approach, one who highlights the value of exposure to sunshine, underlines the importance of vitamin D for so many aspects of our health, and dots both of the i’s in “nutrition”.
Expat Living, April 2015
Doctor’s Advice: Understanding Common Allergy Disorders in Kids
While childhood allergies appear to be on the rise, many mamas are still in the dark about what causes an allergic disorder and how it can be prevented in their children. To find out more, we spoke to the friendly Dr. Cheryl Kam to get her advice about this common condition and what a mama can do to help her child.
Sassy Mama SG, August 2014
Simply Her, Dec 2013
Go On, Indulge! This easy eating plan will help you navigate the feasts at year-end parties.
Simply Her, Dec 2013

Skin

Common Skin Problems in Singapore
In the monthly edition of “Ask the Doctor” with HoneyKids, Dr Sundus Hussain-Morgan is advising us on common skin problems in Singapore: eczema, heat rash and acne.
HoneyKids, February 2017
Teenage Acne: Six Tips for Cleaer Skin
Dr Sundus Morgan-Hossein shares her tips for keeping teenage spots at bay. From the occasional pimple to full-blown breakouts, acne is often most acute during the teen years, adding yet another layer of angst to the long list of teenage woes.
Expat Living, Kid’s Guide 2017
Sun Dazed
DR SUNDUS HUSSAIN-MORGAN tells us how to protect our skin in Sinagpore's blazing sun.
ANZA, Mar 2011

Life Style

Help I’m stressed out!
Dr Charu is giving some useful tips to manage and reduce your stress level in your busy life, February 2018
How to keep your energy levels up without depending on caffeine
In the monthly edition of “Ask the Doctor” with HoneyKids, Dr Hui Voon Loo is advising you on How to keep your energy levels up without depending on caffeine.
HoneyKids, April 2017
Dr. Colin Koh is speaking about insomnia:
How to identify it and what remedies can we use
HoneyKids, March 2017
Cutting through the haze
With the sudden arrival of haze, Dr. Colin Koh, CHI’s Medical Director, is giving you some useful tips on how to live with it, if it sticks for couple of days/weeks.

Our Practice

Expat Living Readers Awards 2018: Complete Healthcare International win a Bronze for Best GP Clinic!
Expat Living Magazine, January 2018
Family Healthcare Services You’ll Need
While Dr. Maria Tang is reminding you on best vaccination practices, Dr Colin Koh is introducing nutritional medicine to patients that are new to it.
Expat Living, Dec 2016
F Is For Family Practice:
Dr Charu Narayanan, who trained in paediatrics and neonatology in the UK, is now part of the international team of GPs at CHI Health.
Expat Living, October 2014
In Conversation with Kim Hayes
How best to describe the uniquely multi-faceted health facility that Australian DR KIM HAYES has built up over the past six and a half years? "Clinic" simply doesn't do it justice. Verne Maree finds out more.
Expat Living, Aug 2014
Spend 10 minutes with...
DR KIM HAYES, Founder of Body With Soul Healthcare and Complete Healthcare International, Tells us what she's learned from practicing medicine in Singapore.
ANZA, September 2010
One stop Health Care by Georgia de Graaff
Finding a family doctor is at the top of the “to do” list for any expat, along with deciding where to live and choosing a school for the kids.
Expat Living, January 2009

Babie's Health

Travelling with baby
CHI Mums and Babies Group, April 2018
Why do babies cry?
CHI Mum and Babies Group, April 2018
Postnatal care for mothers
CHI Mum and Babies Group, March 2018
Developmental milestones
CHI Mum and Babies Group, March 2018
CHI solves common breastfeeding problems: latching, milk supply, pain and reflux
Your nursing journey – whether the first or fourth time – can come with its own set of challenges. Alison Bruce, a perinatal nurse at Complete Healthcare International gives advice on how to overcome them
HoneyKids Asia, March 2018
Returning to work after having a baby
CHI Mum and Babies Group, February 2018
Introducing solid foods to Baby
CHI Mum and Babies Group, January 2018
Common baby diseases and when to ask for help
CHI Mums and Babies Group
Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast which may lead to infection.
CHI Mums and Babies Group
Baby sleep well...
CHI Mums and Babies Group
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