Symposium 2013 Singapore

Design & Health Asia Pacific 2013, Singapore


The inaugural Design & Health Asia Pacific 2013 International Symposium & Exhibition took place at the Khoo Teck Puat Hospital in Singapore, from 14-15 March, 2013. Click on the presentation titles to download PDF copies of all the speaker's presentations.

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Programme Day 1

Session 1: Creating a Healthy Society in Singapore and Asia

Community Leadership: The Health-Promoting Hospital
Mrs Chew Kwee Tiang, chief executive officer, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore

Building the Next Generation of Hospitals in Singapore

Dr Norman Wu, Director, Healthcare Infrastructure Projects Division, Ministry of Health Holdings, Singapore

Session 2: Global Health Perspectives, Theories and Application

Salutogenic Perspectives on Health Policy and Design
Prof Alan Dilani, founder and chief executive officer, International Academy for Design & Health

Salutogenic Design as a Tool for Health Promotion
Dr Ray Pentecost, president, International Academy for Design & Health

Session 3: Urban Design: Healthy Communities in the Ecological Age

Designing the Environment as a Strategic Tool for Improving Public Health
Mark Johnson, founder, Civitas Inc, USA

Integrating Healthy Communities
Gunther De Graeve, managing director, Destravis Group, Australia

Healthcare Design: Creating a Salutogenic Clinical Response
Bruce Crook, director, Silver Thomas Hanley, Australia

Session 4: Healthy Ageing and Active Living

Healthy Residential Environments for Elderly People: A Comparison of Japan, Korea and Sweden
Prof Almas Heshmati, Professor of Applied Economics, Korea University, South Korea

Applying Salutogenic Principles to Aged Care Design
Prof Ian Forbes, Adjunct Professor, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Programme Day 2

Session 5: Integrated Care and the Built Environment

Health Infrastructure in South Africa: The Challenges and Opportunities of Public Private Partnership
Dr Massoud Shaker, senior advisor to Health Minister, National Department of Health, South Africa

Integrating Care and Wellness: The new Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and Jurong Community Hospital
Mr Foo Hee Jug, chief executive officer, Jurong Health Services, Alexandra Hospital, Jurong Medical Centre and Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Singapore

Integrating Community Health and Social Care by Design in Northern Ireland
John Cole, chief estates officer, Northern Ireland Health Estates, UK

Session 6: Healthy Places: Innovating at Home and in the Hospital

Asian Perspectives on Sustainable and Integrated Healthcare Design
Lim Lip Chuan, president of healthcare, CPG Consultants, Singapore

Designing for the Home, Workplace and Public Institutions to support Health and Wellbeing
James Grose, national director, BVN Donovan Hill, Australia

Session 7: Design Applications for a Healthy Society

Cultural Perspectives on Healthcare Design in Asia
Megan Reading, senior associate, Hassell, Australia

Innovation in Design and Planning to meet Future Design Challenges
Prof Corbett Lyon, Visiting Professor in Design, University of Melbourne and Global Director for Health Projects, Lyons, Australia

The Future Vision of Hamad Bin Khalifa Medical City
John Lambert-Smith, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar