11th Wong Hock Boon Paediatric Masterclass Webinar Series 2022


Held annually150 since 2011, this event focuses on general and sub-specialty paediatrics, continuing in the long tradition of excellent teaching from the department and honoring the legacy of our founding professor, Emeritus Professor Wong Hock Boon. The event has become a key platform for local and regional healthcare professionals to connect and share updates in the field of paediatrics.
Wong Hock Boon Paediatric Masterclass has lined up two exciting webinar sessions this year. The sessions will feature talks covering current challenges in general paediatrics and current management strategies for haematology and immunology.
This will be held on 6 and 13 August 2022 from 2pm - 5pm (GMT+8).
Registration closes on 1 August 2022. Zoom webinar ID and password will only be sent to you 1 day before each webinar session.
Registration fees (SGD) for participants from the following organisation Rate inclusive of all webinar sessions held on 6 and 13 August 2022
  1. External or Overseas Nursing/Allied Health Professionals: $30
  2. NUHS Nursing/Allied Health Professionals: $30
  3. NUHS Staff (National University Hospital, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Alexandra Hospital): $50
  4. Singapore Paediatric Society Members: $50
  5. External or Overseas Doctor/General Practitioners/Paediatricians: $80
To note: Registration closes on 01 August 2022. Bank exchange rates apply for overseas applicants. A total of 4 CME/4 CPE points will be awarded accordingly to participants for their attendance – 2 CME/2 CPE points for each Saturday (accurate as of Apr 2022).
6 August 2022: Current Management Strategies for Haematology and Immunology This session will begin by delving into the cutting edge treatments in immune thrombocytopenia purpura, thalassemia and leukemia. The second half we will take a deeper look at the immunology behind the COVID-19 vaccine in children and learn how to approach immunodeficiencies.
13 August 2022: Current Challenges in General Paediatrics This session will begin with topics often encountered in the general paediatric practice, from nutritional supplementation and obesity to adolescent mental wellness. The second half addresses common concerns about what happens after acute COVID-19 infection in children and a haematologist's perspective to interpretation of the most commonly ordered laboratory test, the humble full blood count.
Withdrawal Registration is non-refundable. However, participants can seek a replacement. Replacements can be done before 01 August 2022 via email

Date and Time

Saturday, 6th August 2022 2:00PM GMT+08:00


Saturday, 13th August 2022 5:00PM GMT+08:00


National University of Singapore



Our Event Speakers

A/Prof Marion Aw, Head & Senior Consultant, Division of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Nutrition, Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, National University Hospital

Dr Yvonne Lim, Consultant, Division of Paediatric Endocrinology, National University Hospital

A/Prof John Wong Chee Meng, Senior Consultant, Department of Psychological Medicine, National University Hospital, Lin Jo Yan and Yeo Boon Khim Professor in Mental Health and Neuroscience, Director, Mind Science Centre, National University of Singapore & National University Health System

Prof Pamela Palasanthiran, Wong Hock Boon Professor in Paediatrics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Head of Infectious Diseases, Department of Immunology & Infectious Diseases, Sydney Childers’s Hospitals Network, Randwick, NSW, Australia

Dr Vikas Dua, Director, Paediatric Haematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon, India

Dr Koh Pei Lin, Senior Consultant, Division of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Division of Paediatric Critical Care, National University Hospital

Prof Vip Viprakasit, Professor of Paediatrics, Division of Haematology and Oncology, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University

A/Prof Allen Yeoh, Head & Senior Consultant, Division of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, National University Hospital, Viva-Goh Foundation Professor in Paediatric Oncology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Dr Elizabeth Tham, Head & Consultant, Division of Paediatric Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology, National University Hospital

Adj Prof Lee Bee Wah, Adjunct Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

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  • 13/08/2022 14:00
    Current Challenges In General Paediatrics
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    Current Management Strategies For Haematology And Immunology