Community Service

Camp Simba, started in 2009, is an annual three-day stay-in camp jointly organised by students from Duke-NUS Medical School and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. It allows children aged 7 to 12 whose parents /guardians have cancer to enjoy three days of pure fun.

For more information, visit the Camp Simba website.

Paediatric Brain Tumour Awareness (PBTA)

The vision of PBTA is to raise awareness, support patients and their families, and establish funding to further pediatric brain tumour awareness in Singapore. 

PBTA shows patients that society cares about their struggles and raises awareness on the different resources and support groups available. PBTA also aims to provide a safe environment for patients and loved ones to address their fears and concerns. 

Project DOVE

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Founded in 2010, Project DOVE (Duke-NUS Overseas Volunteering Expedition) is an annual student-led initiative that aims to provide medical help to underprivileged communities overseas and improve students' clinical skills by training as volunteer doctors. Through serving and building relationships with the local community, students learned the value of public health approaches in creating sustainable change. They also gained clinical experiences through observing various patient diseases.

At Duke-NUS, we combine real-world experiences into the curriculum, thus helping our students to develop leadership skills (Duke TODAY, Oct 21 2013).  

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Project Dove aims to provide medical help to underprivileged communities overseas, and to expose our students to lead and manage effectively in challenging settings thus developing and improving their leadership and clinical skills.

Make a donation to Project DOVE today here!

Mt Rinjani Fundraising Climb 2018

The journey to being a good doctor is not an easy one. Like climbing up a mountain, it takes discipline and strength. A group of Duke-NUS Medical School first year MD students, Shaun Tay, Alon Mendez and Rachel Wong are climbing Mt Rinjani to rally support for Student Financial Aid. Many students are beneficiaries of such aid and it has been instrumental in helping them on their journey to becoming doctors. Please support them in their climb and donate to Student Financial Aid at the Duke-NUS donation portal here.

World Autism Awareness (Singapore) 

World Autism Awareness (Singapore) 2015 is a collaborative effort between students from Benjamin Sheares College at Duke-NUS Medical School and four partnering centres: Autism Association Singapore, Autism Resource Centre, Rainbow Centre, St. Andrew's Autism Centre. This year, the line up of events extends beyond a week to include a seminar for caregivers and professionals, a medical sympoisum for healthcare professionals and a public showcase, on top of the Light It Up Blue event that has been going on yearly.

For more information, visit the WAA Facebook page. 


Past Community Service Initiatives 

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