Chief Medical Officer of Singapore civil defence to speak at Innovation Labs World

By GovInsider

Ng Yih Yng of the Ministry of Home Affairs will share innovations in emergency medical response.

Colonel (Dr) Ng Yih Yng, Chief Medical Officer of Singapore Civil Defence Force and the Home Team Department of the Ministry of Home Affairs, will be speaking at Innovation Labs World in Singapore this year.

Ng is in charge of all aspects of Singapore’s emergency medical response, including overseeing first responders and operating the 995 operations centre. He leads the development of an app, myResponder, which has helped speed up emergency medical attention for people with heart attacks.

He will be sharing his insights at the Public Safety and Critical Infrastructure stream of the summit, held on 25 September 2018.

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