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Shooting for Success 

On March 20 to 28, 2017, 12 shooters, comprising nine secondary and three post-secondary student-athletes from the Singapore Sports School Shooting Academy travelled to Dortmund, Germany to attend an exclusive shooting training camp, which was funded by the EW Barker Endowment, part of Temasek Foundation Nurtures. Six of the participants were Air Pistol Shooters, while the other six were Air Rifle Shooters. This is the Shooting Academy‚Äôs fourth trip to Dortmund and the first training stint there since it started in 2012.....

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Heating Things up

In January 2017, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory (TLL), a non-profit philanthropic organisation part of Temasek Foundation Innovates, made an interesting discovery regarding how heat influences the genetic regulation of sexual development in fish. The findings provide insights into the interplay between genetic and environmental control of sex in zebrafish and indicate potential effects of global warming on natural fish populations and potentially other vertebrates.

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Asia Nurse Leadership Forum

Like many Asian countries, Singapore faces the added challenges of an ageing population. These include a rising chronic disease burden, growing demand for healthcare services and, simultaneously, a shrinking labour force. Given these conditions, access to good healthcare support and services remains crucial to the economic and social development of the country and its neighbours. To address these challenges, on April 10 to 12, 2017, Temasek Foundation International, SingHealth and the Singapore Nurses Association organised the inaugural Temasek Foundation International @ 10 Asia Nurse Leaders Forum...

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Launch of New Inpatient Hospice Care Programmes

Advanced dementia patients and children with life-limiting medical conditions have specific needs that may not be met in a general palliative ward. In view of this, on April 12, 2017 Assisi Hospice and Temasek Foundation Cares opened the first ever inpatient dementia and paediatric hospice programmes in Singapore. Based in Assisi Hospice, the two pilot programmes will offer person-centred care, tailored to the needs and preferences of the patients and their family......

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