If you can read this sentence, you may question the need to rethink the labels on medicine. But 53 per cent of Singaporeans aged 65 and above, who are not literate in English, will likely disagree with you.
Medicine labels - the sticker labels printed and affixed by hospitals, polyclinics, GP clinics and community pharmacies in Singapore on prescription medicine packets and bottles before they are dispensed - contain written information on the medicine alongside patient and healthcare institution or pharmacy details.
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