In May 1953, Singapore was assigned to the Western Pacific Region at the Sixth World Health Assembly ''without prejudice to any questions regarding sovereignty'' as an Area. Although Singapore was technically a member of WHO while at the same time belonging to the Federation of Malaysia, it withdrew from the Federation on 9 August 1965 to become an independent sovereign state and on 25 February 1966, Singapore joined WHO in its own right...

Mr Gan Kim Yong, Minister for Health of Singapore, speaks about the efforts of Singapore to address diabetes by involving multiple stakeholders to create a healthier living environment for people.

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