Media Coverage: Committee for Singapore’s Covid-19 vaccination strategy

25 November 2020

Media Coverage: Top experts in healthcare, science appointed to committee to make recommendations on Singapore’s Covid-19 vaccination strategy

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has appointed a 14-member Expert Committee on COVID-19 Vaccination to make recommendations to the government on Singapore’s COVID-19 vaccination strategy, and ensure the safe and effective use of COVID-19 vaccines in our population. The Expert Committee is chaired by Associate Professor Benjamin Ong, Senior Advisor to the Director of Medical Services, Ministry of Health, and Senior Vice President (Health Education and Resources), National University of Singapore. It comprises experts in infectious diseases, immunology and other relevant fields. We are humbled that Dr. Danny Soon, Chief Executive Officer of Consortium for Clinical Research and Innovation Singapore and Executive Director, Singapore Clinical Research Institute has been selected to this committee on COVD-19 Vaccination, to help with this important work. The Expert Committee will leverage scientific and clinical expertise to assess vaccine candidates, and recommend the appropriate vaccines for use against COVID-19 in Singapore when they become available

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