About Campaign

ends 31 Mar 2021, 11:59 PM
Currently, it is unsure if COVID-19 can spread by aerosol transmission or even via air-conditioner in a confined space. Further understanding of COVID-19 transmission is needed for good infection control practices and advice to the public. Scientists believe that environmental contamination was an important factor in the disease's transmission, but its extent is unclear.

A study conducted by National Centre for Infectious Diseases found that a patient with mild symptoms could cause "extensive environmental contamination" in an isolation room such as bed rail, chair, window, floor, light switches, toilet bowl, sink, air duct.

We like to find out if the infection is airborne and how many air exchanges in hospital rooms would be optimal.

Your support is needed for such work to answer the above questions and other initiatives to keep the COVID-19 pandemic under control.

a. COVID-19 Rapid Diagnostic Test
Assessment of available test kits on the market so that the kits can be deployed to GP clinics, Polyclinics and emergency rooms widely.

b. Study on immune responses in patients with severe COVID-19 infection
Identify and treat patients who are at high risk of suffering severe complications and poor outcomes.

We need your help to get us ahead of the virus and win the race to reduce deaths.

About the Charity

National Healthcare Group Fund (NHGF), UEN: 201623926M, is a registered charity with Institutions of Public Character (IPC) status.

With the rapid changes in technology and medical environment, NHGF aims to raise awareness on promoting and supporting medical research and education as well as extending related patient care services that will benefit the Singapore community.

The funds raised by NHGF will be used to address and bridge the gaps of existing grants and schemes for research, education and patient care; empower healthcare professionals, scientists and researchers to accelerate research by providing support that is not dependent on external research grants; encourage innovation and pilot research projects to test new ideas; nurture future generations of healthcare professionals through continuing medical education and extending funded healthcare and support to patients who are determined to be in need of assistance to help them with their recovery journey.

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