Health diary: Eye conditions in children

FRIDAY, MARCH 10

EYE CONDITIONS IN CHILDREN

Learn why children squint and whether atropine eye drops can slow the progression of myopia. Also, find out when to seek help for lazy eye at this talk by Dr Cheryl Ngo , a consultant at National University Hospital's Eye Surgery Centre.

Health Education Hub, NUH, Main Building 1. Free. 1pm to 2pm. To register, call 6772-2184.


SATURDAY, MARCH 11

SUSTAINABLE EATING

Find out how to reduce food waste, learn about the different types of vegetarianism and how to grow edible plants at home. This public nutrition forum Healthier Waist With Less Waste also features a cooking demonstration and the launch of Khoo Teck Puat Hospital's (KTPH) Garden-to-Table recipe card series.

Learning Centre, Tower B, Level 1, KTPH, 9am to 12.30pm, $5. To register, go to ktph-nutritionforum2017.eventbrite.sg


WOMEN'S HEALTH CONDITIONS

Stay abreast of common conditions that affect women and learn how you can improve your health and well-being at every stage of your life.

Also learn about breast health at this women's public forum called The Glow Of Good Health.

Changi General Hospital Training Centre, Level 1, Auditorium, 9am to 11am, free. To register, send your name, contact number and number of pax to public_forum@cgh.com.sg or call 6426-7271 between 9am and 6pm on weekdays.


MANAGING DIABETES

Learn about this condition and get tips on how to manage it at a talk conducted by the Singapore Heart Foundation (SHF).

SHF Heart Health Hub, Fortune Centre, 04-34 (retail section), 10am to 11am (English) or 11am to 12pm (Mandarin), $5. To register, call 6336-9337.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 07, 2017, with the headline 'Health Diary'. Print Edition | Subscribe