Shy patients switch to telemedicine options for sensitive health matters

While MOH does not track the number of telemedicine users, it has observed a recent increase in the number of healthcare providers offering telemedicine services. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - When Ms Shania Aw started thinking about using birth control, she first approached her family's general practitioner.

The consultation lasted three minutes and, despite paying for it, the 21-year-old left without information or prescription.

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