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Helping Your Child Grow Happily and Healthily (Oct 2018)

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Health Related Seminar On Vitagen Event

Happy Gut, Happy Child, a seminar on probiotics and gut health jointly organised by Vitagen, Starhub and other partners, was held on 20 October 2018 at the NTUC Centre.

The seminar saw healthcare experts sharing on the importance of probiotics and gut health, and how this can keep the whole family healthy.

Our paediatrician Dr Dave Ong spoke to families on the importance of building their children’s immunity levels through inculcating healthy lifestyle habits, including the right use of probiotics and prebiotics.

Dr Ong was also part of a panel discussion with nutritionist Ms Julina Halim as they discussed how to best ensure your child’s health and immunity with the right nutrition and eating habits.

About Author

This article is written by Dr Dave Ong, who completed his MBBS in the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2009. He received his post-graduate specialist training in Paediatric Medicine at the National University Health System (NUHS) and was awarded the combined Master of Medicine (Paediatric Medicine) and Membership of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH, United Kingdom) in 2014. Dr Ong is competent in paediatric and neonatal resuscitations for acute emergencies and has a special interest in respiratory, ear-nose-throat (ENT) and skin conditions.

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