Singapore National Day

Chief MOH health scientist heads list of 2022 National Day Award recipients


SINGAPORE: Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, the chief health scientist at the Ministry of Health (MOH), heads this year’s list of National Day Award recipients.

Prof Tan, who is also executive director of the Health Ministry’s office for healthcare transformation, was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (Darjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang).

He was the president of the National University of Singapore (NUS) from 2008 to 2017, and he helped to establish the Duke-NUS Medical School in 2005.

Prof Tan was also appointed to the Expert Committee on COVID-19 Vaccination, which advises and assesses the efficacy and safety of COVID-19 vaccines in Singapore.

More than 6,200 people were conferred National Day Awards this year.

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