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Founder of foreign workers' advocacy group Home still unconscious after stroke

Published on Feb 6, 2014 4:52 PM
 
Ms Bridget Tan, founder and chief executive of Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics (Home), a foreign workers' advocacy group, has not regained consciousness after suffering a stroke on Tuesday. -- ST FILE PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

THE founder and chief executive of Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics (Home), a foreign workers' advocacy group, has not regained consciousness after suffering a stroke on Tuesday.

Ms Bridget Tan, 65, was taken to Changi General Hospital after collapsing in her home. She suffers from diabetes and high blood pressure.

Home said in a statement to the media on Thursday that Ms Tan underwent a surgery on Tuesday evening and is "currently recovering from the procedure". She is in intensive care.

The group said that Ms Tan's duties as chief executive will be performed by Home's staff in the meantime.

 
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