Tan Chin Tuan Nursing Award Champion cares for patients as though they were her parents

23 Nov 2016, LianHe ZaoBao

40 years ago, the sudden death of her father left Ms Nasah Sohor with a deep regret. However, she used her pain as the driving force to become an enrolled nurse. With her spirit of selfless dedication, Ms Nasah received the Challenge Trophy for the Tan Chin Tuan Nursing Award from Senior Minister of State for Health Dr Amy Khor. The award, founded by the D.S. Lee Foundation, entered its tenth year this year. A total of 10 outstanding nurses from private and public hospitals, from 45 nominations stood out to receive the industry’s highest local accolade for Enrolled Nurses.


Two Malay enrolled nurses awarded the Tan Chin Tuan Nursing Award

22 Nov 2016, BERITA

Two Malay enrolled nurses, Ms Nasah Sohor and Ms Rostihar Abdul Karim, were awarded first and second place at the 10th Tan Chin Tuan Nursing Award for Enrolled Nurses. Ms Nasah Sohor, 53, was crowned the overall winner of the award, which is the highest accolade awarded to enrolled nurses. All finalists were chosen from 45 nominations covering 22 public health and private institutions. They are judged on their efficiency and conduct in the professional field as well individual contributions.


FGP Beneficiaries Invited to the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation Showcase

10 Oct 2016, ISCOS e-Newsletter

Children beneficiaries from the Yellow Ribbon Fund-ISCOS Fairy Godparent Programme (FGP) were invited by the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation to its More Than Words Showcase. One of the highlights for this year’s showcase was the launch of a special book featuring the artworks of eleven FGP beneficiaries. These artworks were completed during a creative writing workshop with TCTF back in March 2016.


Partnerships that Empower the Young and Old

3 Oct 2016, WE DO CARE Newsletter

More than 70 CareHut beneficiaries performed a hip-hop dance and a drama item after attending a two-month programme of creative arts workshops sponsored by the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation (TCTF). “The programme has given the children an opportunity to express themselves creatively as well as inspire them to value determination and courage. The performance held at Anglo-Chinese School (Independent), was a milestone event for some of the lower primary children, who have never performed for such a large audience before,” shared CareHut supervisor Brenda Chong.


NUS Greater Good Series – From beneficiary to philanthropist

21 Sep 2016, NUS Giving

“Paying it forward”, the latest in the Greater Good Series events organised by the National University of Singapore, brought to life the concept of the circle of giving through the stories of the late Tan Sri (Dr) Tan Chin Tuan, as told by his granddaughter Ms Chew Gek Hiang, and Mr Lee Kok Wah. Ms Chew, council member of the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation, recounted that her grandfather realised that education was key to achieving success in life. As such, the Foundation he founded in 1976 continues to support mainly educational causes and help others achieve their potential, so they can, in turn, contribute to society.


200 children showcased talents in a showcase organised by a charitable organisation

21 Sep 2016, Berita Harian

200 children and adults from 25 charities supported by Tan Chin Tuan Foundation (TCTF) demonstrated their talents for an audience of over 850 individuals in a More Than Words Showcase on 8 September. They include students from Persatuan Pemudi Islam Singapura (PPIS) who presented a theatre performance of The Little Prince. Fully funded by TCTF, the More Than Words programme has reached more than 2,500 beneficiaries to date.