Moving from Sick Care to Prevention Through Personalised Care—What's Needed?

June 17, 2021 | Webinar

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for resilient and proactive health systems is more apparent than ever. To achieve this, countries must act now to establish the policies and frameworks needed for preventative care. Hear from experts across the region on the potential of personalised healthcare (PHC) to champion prevention of illness, rather than simply sick care, which could aid millions to avoid illness and the associated burdens of disease altogether. They will explore the importance of understanding disparities across APAC in each country’s pursuit of PHC and how finding a common approach to build PHC ecosystems could lay the foundations for equitable and affordable access to tailored care. Please note: This webinar airs at 3:30 pm SGT.

Learning Objectives

  • Enhanced knowledge of the current healthcare environment in APAC – present challenges to health system strengthening and opportunities for improvement.
  • Greater awareness of the wide disparities across the region and common frameworks that can be put in place to achieve personalised health.
  • Increased understanding about preventative health and what policies that can be implemented to help countries move away from sick care towards prevention of illnesses


  • Chai Chuah, Former Director-General of Health and Chief Executive, New Zealand Ministry of Health
  • Farid Bidgoli, General Manager, Roche Thailand
  • Tai E Shyong, Professor, Director of the Center of Excellence for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, National University Health System Singapore

Moderated by:

  • Charles Alessi, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, HIMSS

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