14 April 2023
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For this transgender woman, sharing her story is an act of faith in Singapore
To help break down stereotypes and increase understanding of transgender issues, 47-year-old Eliss Chen shared her journey transitioning to life as a woman. Dr Irene Tirtajana, Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Psychiatry, NTFGH, who was quoted in the article, previously spoke at a 2022 webinar about the mental health challenges faced by LGBT persons.
• The Straits Times, Insight, Pages B1-B2 (31 March 2023)
(Prevent foot pain with calf workouts)
For people with heel pain who are on their feet most of the time, Ms Christel Leong, Podiatrist, Podiatry, NTFGH, recommended comfortable cushioned footwear that can support the foot. If heel pain is experienced when walking barefoot at home, thick cushioned slippers with arch support can be worn to relieve pressure at the heel.
• Lianhe Zaobao, zbNOW, Page 1 (28 March 2023)