Thank you so much for supporting APPCRC 2021!

We are proud to have brought together such an amazing group of researchers and hearing a wide range of research projects presentation. We hope you enjoyed the presentations as much as we do. The contributed sessions of the conference included 23 oral presentations, 10 “Take Home Message” 5 min presentations and 52 e-posters.

We would also like to congratulate the following winners.

Wong Heck Sing Award for Best Oral Presentation

(Sponsored by College of Family Physicians of Singapore)

3rd Prize  Dr Jane Desborough, Australian National University,

Primary care lessons from the past epidemics informing the present and future: a rapid review

2nd Prize  Ms Ong Siu Ching, Cancer Research Malaysia (CRMY) & Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Barriers and strategies of Shared Decision Making implementation in the care of Metastatic Breast Cancer

1st Prize  Dr Quek Jing Sheng, National Healthcare Group Polyclinics, Singapore,

Patients’ journeys to nebuliser therapy in a polyclinic during an asthma exacerbation: a qualitative study


Award Winning Posters (in alphabetical order)

(Sponsored by Academy of Family Physicians of Malaysia)

  • Aloysius Chow, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University Singapore,

The Taxonomy of the Carer’s Role as in Randomized Controlled Trials of Interventions for Carers

  • Eric Ho Man Tang, University of Hong Kong

Unintentional Injury and Its Associated factors Among the Hong Kong General Population

  • Goh Wei Sheng, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore,

Risk and protective factors associated with adolescent depression in Singapore: A systematic review

  • Jazlan Jamaluddin, Universiti Teknologi MARA,

Pattern and Predictors of Inappropriate Medications Dosages for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Chronic Kidney Disease

Best “Take Home Messages” Five Minute Presentation

(Sponsored by LKCMedicine, Primary Care Research Network)

  • Dr Teo Boon See, Camry Medical Centre, Singapore,

A Mobile Swabbing Booth to Address Singapore GPs’ Concerns About Swabber Protection

Thank you once again for being part of such a wonderful experience. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Prof Helen
Professor Helen Smith
Organising Chair
Professor of Family Medicine and Primary Care
Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
Nanyang Technological University