Health Suites


Claressa Monteiro speaks with health and wellness professionals to bring you the most up to date information on our most pressing health concerns. How to keep our stress levels in check and how to make sure our children are their happiest and healthiest selves.

JUL 22, 2020
22/07/20 - Health Suites: Co-working Spaces For Mental Health
On Health Suites Claressa Monteiro speaks to Yuanzheng Lee,founder of co-working space, A Space Between about industry specific co-working spaces. In Singapore, where there is a lack of trained mental health professionals, practitioners and patients may stand to gain not only from sharing work areas, but also, one another’s knowledge and experiences.

JUL 21, 2020
21/07/20 - Health Suites: Hearing aids are now invisible
On Health Suites, Claressa Monteiro speaks to Jackson Chin, Senior Audiologist, from the Department of Otorhinolaryngology of Tan Tock Seng Hospital. They discuss the stigma of wearing a hearing aid here in Singapore and why many patients are choosing not to use them.

JUL 20, 2020
20/07/20 - Health Suites: High Sugar Drinks Get Graded
On Health Suites Claressa Monteiro speaks to Assistant Professor Verena Tan, from the Dietetics and Nutrition programme at Singapore Institute of Technology about the "Nutrigrade" label. Effective from next year, prepackaged drinks with a high sugar or saturated fat content will be required to display this label. We investigate if this will have a positive impact on Singaporeans’ dietary choices.

JUL 17, 2020
17/07/20 - Health Suites: WFH Ergonomics
On Health Suites, Claressa Monteiro speaks to Dr Philip Cheong Kwok Chee, Principal Physiotherapist, SGH as he shares some of the problems that may develop from not having a proper home office set-up or long hours of sitting and some of the tips on Work From Home set-ups.

JUL 15, 2020
15/07/20 - Health Suites: When skinny fat is no laughing matter
On Health Suites, Claressa Monteiro spoke to Dr Michael Macdonald, Senior Consultant Cardiologist with Harley Street Heart and Vascular Centre, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Orchard as he shares what is the metabolically obese normal-weight (MONW) phenotype and the health complications it brings.

JUL 14, 2020
14/07/20 - Health Suites: A new option for dialysis
On Health Suites, Claressa Monteiro speaks to Mr Suresha Venkataraya, CEO of patient-centric medical technology company AWAK. They discuss a new form of dialysis for chronic kidney disease patients, which could potentially give them back their mobility and perhaps, even economic productivity.

JUL 13, 2020
13/07/20 - Health Suites: Are we suffering Crisis Fatigue?
On Health Suites, Claressa Monteiro speaks with Dr Morrison Loh, Clinical Director and Physician Leader at Raffles Health Insurance to find out why many of us are so exhausted these days, when we have been indoors for nearly two months.

JUN 30, 2020
30/06/20 - Health Suites: Providing medical services at your doorstep
On Health Suites, Host Claressa Monteiro speaks to Ms Gillian Tee, CEO, and co-founder of social enterprise Homage, who was the recent recipient of DBS’ Social Enterprise Grant.

JUN 12, 2020
12/06/20 - Health Suites: Signs of a sinister headache
On Health Suites, Host Claressa Monteiro speaks to Dr Lin Xuling, consultant neuro oncologist and programme director for Brain Tumour Programme at the National Neuroscience Institute. She shares some signs of a serious headache and how brain tumour can be treated.

JUN 10, 2020
10/06/20 - Health Suites: Addressing mental health needs
On Health Suites, Claressa Monteiro spoke to Antoinette Renee Patterson, CEO, Safespace to find out how Safespace makes it easier for people to find the right therapist.

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