Audit

$5.4m wasted in unused fitness trackers

Close to $5.4 million was wasted due to fitness trackers bought by the Health Promotion Board that were not used, the Auditor-General's Office has found. The annual audit of government accounts also found that the Public Service Division had paid out some 9,500 possibly erroneous medical claims over two years.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 23, 2021, with the headline '$5.4m wasted in unused fitness trackers'. Subscribe