TCM healthcare can benefit the nation and people, Sian Chay and Dr. Tan Bee Ngoh working together to progress
For the past 38 years, Dr Tan Bee Ngoh, Founder of Ever Spring Medical Group, sticks to her commitment in TCM services and the propagation of medical knowledge so that the public have better appreciation in their personal health and good dietary habits for health which was original goal for starting TCM dietary courses and programs for the public. Dr. Tan believes in keeping a healthy lifestyle and healthy dietary habits as the best way to live in the modern society. She hopes to promote the proper use and benefits of TCM dietary therapy to help more people.
On 3rd August, Mr. Kang Puay Seng PBM and Dr. Tan Bee Ngoh visited Sian Chay Medical Institution, received by Chairman Toh. Dr. Tan lectures at several charity TCM clinics, as well as teaches TCM related courses at NTU. During the visit, Chairman Toh introduced the core values, fee structure, and service operation of Sian Chay to the visitors. Mr. Toh said,”Sian Chay is beyond a TCM clinic. It is a voluntary welfare organization and a social enterprise. As a social enterprise, the promotion of the cultural heritage and values is more important than its operation for the society. The future of Sian Chay will be like a vase of vintage wine. Its aroma will get stronger over time.”
Dr. Tan said, “There is no conflict between Sian Chay’s TCM service and other charity TCM clinics. Many senior citizens and the public need TCM for health maintenance. There are many patients seeking TCM healthcare and Sian Chay is a unique TCM organization for them. Sometimes for the convenience of my own patients, I introduced them to Sian Chay.”
Dr. Tan was also impressed by the management of Sian Chay, which is a model for her and the TCM sector to emulate, is very systematic under the supervision of Mr Toh. She hopes that Sian Chay could take in NTU graduates for internship and employment for TCM learning and practice and propagate the heritage of TCM culture in Singapore.
Dr. Tan also agreed to give lectures at Sian Chay to share her years of experience with physicians and to provide TCM consultation and lectures to patients wellness lifestyle and healthy living.
Dr Tan can give lectures to residents and provide more holistic services at the Marsiling Branch, where there is a classroom cum reading room.
Mr. Toh Soon Huat, Chairman of Sian Chay, promotes the 5 core values of Sian Chay, which are “Forgiveness, Universal Love, Compassion, Gratitude and Blessing”. Sian Chay will support the nation building and social harmony. Benefitting from the society, contributing to the society by working together to care for the needy and elderly with contribution of money or effort. Mr. Toh often mentions the concept, “Nation Progresses, Family Prospers. Family, Harmony, Successful Endeavors. Forwards with the Nation, Bonding with the People” to make our society a better one. Active participation in the charity events organized by the civic and community organizations is an important way for repaying to our society.