This site uses cookies. Frontline staff from SBS Transit and SMRT at Toa Payoh MRT and bus interchange were recently presented the hand sanitisers by Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan and Chairman of Temasek Foundation Cares Mr Richard Magnus. Back in 2003, the Temasek Board made a commitment to share part of the returns we make above our risk-adjusted cost of capital with the community. If an easily accessible and affordable solution can be found, which can potentially prevent transmission, the Foundation will either pilot trials, or support research, with interested partners. At Loving Heart Multi-Service Centre, some seniors under their care are reluctant to visit the centre for their regular hospital check-ups. The Temasek Foundation earlier this year donated 10,000 Fortitude PCR test kits, 50 Oxygen Concentrators, 50 ResMed BiPAPs, 25 Medtronic Ventilators and PPE items, to the Government of Sri Lanka, helping its battle against the COVID-19 pandemic . - Vivian Goh (centre), Homemaker, with her daughters. Mdm. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Face shields were also given to frontline staff, chefs and food preparers. By continuing to browse our site, you accept the use of cookies. Turn cookies on.Â, View our privacy notice for more information, This site uses cookies. Corporate News Media-Outreach . SINGAPURA, investor.id – Perusahaan Singapura Temasek Foundation kembali memberikan bantuan penanganan Covid-19 untuk pemerintah Indonesia.. Bantuan telah diserahkan Temasek Foundation kepada KBRI Singapura, Senin (16/11/2020) secara virtual.Bantuan berupa peralatan medis tersebut terdiri dari ventilator, oxygen concentrator, PCR test, x-ray machine, dan APD dengan berat total 122 … Temasek’s foundation arm has been extremely busy in the response to Covid. Meals were provided to support individuals and families affected by the crisis with timely food security and relief. The donation was timely and assisted Jordan in building its repertoire of test kits which was a major factor in Jordan’s success in containing spread of the virus in the country and eradicating the local transmission.”. Temasek has been playing an active part, marshalling our network, connecting the dots, and underwriting risks. Christian Bernard (pictured) on how the table-top separators are useful for diners Transcript. The COVID-19 pandemic can take an emotional toll. “I had to say YES to this meaningful cause, despite being a busy stay-at-home Mum. The Health and Science Authority has approved the use of a deep-throat saliva (DTS) COVID-19 testing kit called RESOLUTE 2.0 by Advanced MedTech Holdings (AMTH). He … Temasek Foundation International has reached out to thousands of participants across Asia. Transcript. In this regard, Temasek Foundation has taken the initiative at the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic by extending its support to Jordan. and reusable masks, Mr Benedict Cheong (right), Chief Executive, Temasek Foundation International & Connects, presenting the COVID-19 test kits to H.E. ROME / SINGAPORE – Singapore Airlines (SIA) and the Temasek Foundation are partnering with the World Food Programme (WFP) to support the global COVID-19 response to help transport essential medical supplies and other health and humanitarian items by air to points of need around the world. In addition to information, tips and other resource articles contributed by mental health professionals, the site contains a comprehensive directory of services, and features online forums and support groups where users can seek support for their mental health needs. “When we heard that we’ll be receiving a contribution of hand sanitisers, we informed the other social services agencies to inform and mobilise resources when the hand sanitisers arrive … They are happy and grateful because there is a strong demand for hand sanitisers from the public and residents who frequent their services,” said Mr Loh. Through Temasek Foundation, we will continue working closely alongside our partners to strengthen COVID-19 screening efforts, enhance the safety of our frontline workers, and safeguard Singapore from the pandemic.” Next steps They fear getting COVID-19, the virus that has infected more than 80,000 worldwide. As circuit breaker measures were implemented in Singapore, this ground-up initiative rallied volunteers to sew reusable cloth masks to be distributed to vulnerable groups like frontline workers and the elderly. This initiative provided table-top separators with an anti-microbial coating to food and beverage outlets and polyclinics to enhance safety. Dec 09, 2020. One of the programmes gave every household a pack of N95 masks for safekeeping and … The Temasek Foundation will also assist five specialised/special education schools with its COVID-19 Meal Support for Students Programme. With the unravelling of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Temasek Foundation family joined in the efforts to assist various initiatives, working alongside colleagues from Temasek and volunteers to decontaminate, sanitise or protect the various segments of society. They helped with sorting out materials, counting them, stringing ear loops, packing, and writing messages on the stickers." Sashikala Premawardhane, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Singapore, The Fortitude PCR Kit, a ready-made hospital lab diagnostic test which can detect the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, Handover of personal protection equipment including surgical masks to Mr Wilford Wong (right), Chief of Staff to the Ambassador of the Philippines to Singapore, Oxygen concentrators received by public hospitals in Vietnam as part of our international outreach effort to support the community, Collective effort by the airline’s personnel to transport COVID-19 test kits to Nepal, Oxygen concentrators were delivered to Myanmar as part of our support for different states and regions through Myanmar’s national health care distribution centre, National Centre for Communicable Diseases staff in Mongolia receiving the COVID-19 test kits, “The Foundation has generously offered to donate 20,000 Oxygen Concentrators to India. READ: COVID-19 - Demand for sanitisers, antibacterial soap and thermometers still high, say retailers. Collectively, our programmes strengthen social … Back in 2014, Temasek Foundation launched its ‘Stay Prepared’ initiative which builds community resilience in anticipation of emergencies. Pledge your resources. They have also contributed USD 2600 to procure and distribute masks. To support research efforts, the Ministry of Health and National Research Foundation launched a $45 million Covid-19 research fund under its Research, Innovation and Enterprise plan for 2020. Jordan and Singapore, which maintained a longstanding relationship and cooperation, especially in areas of global commons, realized since the early beginning that they need to work and lend assistance to each other. Transcript, staff received hand SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 9 … For two months, Assumption Pathway School, Crest Secondary School, Northlight School, Spectra Secondary School and Metta School will be able to provide up to 30,000 meal vouchers, meal rations or pre-packed meals to students needing additional help. The investment company's social and charity arm, Temasek Foundation, has committed $800 million to battle Covid-19. Temasek Foundation is sending 30,000 testing kits to India; Raintree Foundation has pledged USD 19,800 to be distributed on a case-by-case needs basis to beneficiaries. The hand sanitisers were shared with other members of the community, such as medical social services agencies who serve the public. Fighting Against COVID-19 No one is safe until everyone is safe. The contributions of hand sanitisers also benefited community healthcare organisations such as Sian Chay Medical Institution that provides free traditional Chinese Medicine consultation, subsidised medicine, acupuncture treatment and tuina therapy. COVID-19: Every Singapore resident to get free pair of reusable masks from Nov 30 Collection and pre-orders for the reusable masks starts on Nov 30 and ends Dec 13. To encourage everyone to stay safe, the initiative provided a pair of anti-microbial reusable masks to every resident of Singapore through vending machines located nationwide. In April, the Temasek Foundation provided COVID-19 detecting PCR machines and kits, personal protective equipment (PPE), and ventilators for Batam and … Responding to public health emergencies such as COVID-19 is among the many philanthropic efforts enabled by the Temasek Emergency Preparedness Fund (T-PREP Fund). Formed over the years by setting aside unused funds above Temasek’s risk-adjusted capital, it has existed as an influential community fund since 2003, but came into its own once the pandemic hit. Students and teachers returned to school after a two-month circuit breaker. … Mr Ng Boon Heong, CEO of Temasek Foundation, said: “We are pleased to partner with WFP and SIA to help make these flights possible. The contribution to Loving Heart did not just benefit its service-users. They are especially useful in remote areas, where logistical constrains may hinder the continuous supply of oxygen cylinders.”. COVID-19 Mental Health Resources. Together with Temasek Foundation, we partnered World Food Programme to support the global Covid-19 response, by delivering essential medical supplies and other health and humanitarian items around the world. (Photo: Temasek Foundation) Our programmes bring together different elements – leadership, commitment and resources from our host communities, expertise from various institutions, and grants from Temasek Foundation International. Temasek Foundation has invested in the effort to develop a Covid-19 vaccine, said Temasek International executive director and chief executive Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara yesterday. One of the programmes gave every household a pack of N95 masks for safekeeping and use in times of emergencies such as this current disease outbreak. Pre-schoolers learn values through 'Singapore, My Little Red Dot' activity book. The effects of the circuit breaker measures were most keenly felt by vulnerable groups. Loving Heart, for instance, was unable to purchase enough hand sanitisers for use among their many beneficiaries. This also complements the government’s efforts of issuing four masks to every household for use when unwell, noted Mr Magnus. We want to do our part to keep the vulnerable safe during this critical period.”, To learn more about Stay Prepared initiative, please visit http://stayprepared.sg, Subscribe to find out how we're actively shaping a better world. 1:53. Efforts to support those in need in Singapore and around the world, have been driven by Temasek Foundation. SINGAPORE: Three people have been arrested on suspicion of illegally redeeming face masks from vending machines put up by Temasek Foundation, said police on Wednesday (Dec 16). My young girls Arielle and Alyssa have joined me in numerous community projects and staying home during the Circuit Breaker meant that we could do this together. “We bring the seniors to hospitals for medical appointments, but they are worried to go to the hospitals due to this current situation,” shared Mr Loh Hui Han, a volunteer manager at the centre, a Social Service Agency (SSA) and Volunteer Centre in Jurong. Collectively, we develop human and social capital in Asia and beyond. To help keep frontline workers, vulnerable communities as well as migrant workers in dormitories safe, Temasek Foundation provided a variety of care items that included various hand sanitisers, oximeters, masks, face shields, disinfectants and mouthwash. One is never too young to contribute and volunteer. Photo: Temasek. sanitiser, face shields To assure them as well as their families, we provided essential items to encourage them to stay safe. From Despair to Hope: Recovering from OCD. The donated equipment will enable the staff at hospitals in Johor to better attend to patients.”. Stories Uncovering the … On behalf of my family and fellow Singaporeans, I wish to thank, yet again, Temasek Foundation for the reusable masks.. Read more at straitstimes.com. COVID-19 has impacted economies and livelihoods around the world. Facebook Share on Facebook Instagram Share on Instagram Linkedin Share on Linkedin Twitter Share Whatsapp Share on Whatsapp Email Share. A second and third phase of the hand sanitiser distribution programme are in the works, and these are set to benefit more people in the community. When Jordan reported its first cases of the disease back in early March, Temasek Foundation offered to provide Jordan with test kits for the detection of the virus. Transcript, Lee Yung Ming and his thoughts about this initiative For more details about cookies and how to manage them see our cookie policy. In a … Elaine Chong (pictured), Preschool Educator at St. James’ Kindergarten, on how the care items have helped her school and students The donation was timely and assisted Jordan in building its repertoire of test kits which was a major factor … Panei Phyu (pictured), domestic helper from Myanmar, on how this initiative has helped her We are grateful to be a part of this, to help make a positive impact on the communities that have been directly affected by the pandemic. ‘My Mental Health’ is a resource hub of mental health information to support persons who may be struggling with mental wellness during COVID-19. Through Temasek Foundation, we have been contributing towards the national effort of increasing the capacity for swab testing in Singapore,” says Khoo Yi-Lin, an Associate Director at Temasek’s Investment Group and a key member of this project. When Jordan reported its first cases of the disease back in early March, Temasek Foundation offered to provide Jordan with test kits for the detection of the virus. When soap and water are not readily available, hand sanitisers are convenient and effective. Yesterday. Temasek Foundation will also be working with coffee chain Ya Kun to explore how such separators can work in small cafes. “We are working seriously in this area to complement national efforts by the government in the fight against COVID-19,” explained Mr Richard Magnus, Chairman, Temasek Foundation Cares. Get insights from COVID-19 experts, stories from survivors, and learn how we are supporting various initiatives alongside Temasek Foundation, our portfolio companies and partners. Ask The Expert. As hand sanitisers became difficult to acquire at the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, Temasek Foundation stepped forward to provide them to the frontliners and community organisations to ensure they stay prepared during this period. English Chinese Bahasa Indonesian Thai Vietnamese. To give them more peace of mind, Loving Heart takes extra measures to protect the seniors. Fight against COVID-19. Temasek Foundation and our partners made these available for the community: The courage in our communities to face the challenge of COVID-19 is demonstrated in the way partners, volunteers and beneficiaries all stood together to help protect our nation and beyond. SOS (24-HOUR) 1800‑221‑4444. Transcript, Medical supplies being loaded at Changi Naval Base bound for Batam, Indonesia, Dr Syarif Fasha (left), Mayor of Jambi City, Indonesia, reviewing the BiPAP machines that will be used for the treatment of COVID-19 patients, Supported by the Embassy of Singapore in Indonesia, Temasek Foundation joined hands with PT Bank DBS Indonesia to provide meals and basic food packages to daily wage workers and people affected by COVID-19 distributed through the Foodbank of Indonesia and the Confederation of Indonesia Prosperity Labour Union, Staff at Sanglah Hospital, in Bali, Indonesia, receiving the COVID-19 test kits, Oxygen concentrators delivered to Johor, Malaysia, for distribution to public hospitals, #BYOBclean hand sanitiser in storage and ready to be distributed to the community in Johor, Malaysia, Laboratory personnel in Sabah, Malaysia, storing the COVID-19 test kits, “I wish to thank Temasek Foundation and Yayasan Sultan Ibrahim Johor for the meaningful contribution that will be handed to hospitals in Johor based on their needs. These people are in constant contact with others in the public and can’t be constantly running to places to wash their hands.”. As the machine obviates the need for transportation and refilling oxygen cylinders, they can be placed in the wards where such patients are provided care, and can be used at COVID care centres and railway coaches that have been repurposed as COVID care centres. NATIONAL CARE HOTLINE 1800‑202‑6868. But with the COVID-19 outbreak, masks and hand sanitisers have been quickly snapped up at retail stores and across the supply chain. “At Temasek, we believe that corporates, together with the government and the community, must all do our collective part to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic. Temasek Foundation Report 2020 Regional Report 2020 . Transcript, Partnership with Olam International to distribute COVID-19 diagnostic test kits to various hospitals across African countries, Oxygen concentrators deployed to various hospitals in Brazil, COVID-19 test kits received at the laboratory in Tehran, Iran for research and use in hospitals, COVID-19 test kits from Temasek Foundation arriving in New Zealand, “No country, no matter how big or strong it is, has been able to fight the repercussions of COVID-19 by itself. Temasek Foundation provided the non-woven melt-blown filters to enhance filtration efficacy. In this regard, Temasek Foundation has taken the initiative at the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic by extending its support to Jordan. Transcript. We are here to help with your questions on mental wellness. Temasek Foundation’s programmes, made possible through philanthropic endowments gifted by Temasek, strive towards achieving positive outcomes for individuals and communities now, and for generations to come. Photo: Temasek. The fund calls on Singaporeans to make a positive impact on those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. To meet the needs of the community, the #BYOBclean initiative provided 500ml zero-alcohol hand sanitiser to all households in Singapore. AN INTEGRATED COLLABORATION AVPN Gotong Royong Movement. S Devendran (second from left), Chief Executive Officer, Sree Narayana Mission Home, on receiving donations of essential items Nadya Duquaine, participant of Brave Network, on how this online support group has helped her. This site uses cookies. “In the next phase, we would like to invite collaboration with the private sector, partners, voluntary welfare organisations, and community groups,” said Mr Magnus. By continuing to browse our site, you accept the use of cookies. Turn cookies off.Â, Stay informed and keep abreast of the latest news, Grow your career with us and unlock your potential, An active investor, forward looking institution and trusted steward, Delivering sustainable returns for generations to come. Another 100,000 bottles of hand sanitiser were also made available to frontline transport workers such as taxi drivers, bus drivers, and private-hire car drivers. The team worked closely with international embassies and partners across borders, overcoming challenges like the scarcity of international flights due to border restrictions, to deliver essential medical equipment and test kits regionally and globally. When the first case was reported in Singapore, the surge in demand made essentials like masks and hand sanitiser difficult to purchase. The test kits will be used in a new COVID-19 testing lab at Changi Airport. Temasek Foundation supports a diverse range of programmes that uplift lives and communities in Singapore and beyond. Community organisations such as nursing homes, charity clinics and social service centres also received essential supplies to support them in carrying out their regular operations safely. One simple way is by disinfecting hands with sanitisers to minimise the spread of the virus. This has made it difficult, especially for community organisations that do not have the resources, to obtain hand sanitisers fast. Learn to manage your mental wellbeing and if you need support, we show you how and where to seek help. “We want to gather as one man for our community and for our nation. Transcript. All the more at this time, we need to be doing right and doing good for our communities, as we weather a storm the likes of which hasn’t been seen in a century. Letters from our Leaders Chairman’s Message CEO’s Message Our COVID-19 Journey Our Initiatives Behind the Scenes. To ensure those in the frontline and community organisations stay prepared during the COVID-19 outbreak, Temasek Foundation has recently stepped forward to provide bottles of hand sanitisers. Back in 2014, Temasek Foundation launched its ‘Stay Prepared’ initiative which builds community resilience in anticipation of emergencies. Temasek Foundation supported this community-led initiative to source and distribute reusable masks to protect migrant workers and domestic helpers, who are an integral part of Singapore’s workforce, from the virus. In February, it distributed 4,000 bottles of hand sanitisers to 17 independent charity-run clinics, hospitals and healthcare community organisations such as NKF Integrated Renal Centre and Tzu Chi Rehabilitation Centre to their frontline staff including nurses, doctors, and caregivers. Responding to public health emergencies such as COVID-19 is among the many philanthropic efforts enabled by the Temasek Emergency Preparedness Fund (T-PREP Fund). The ‘very timely’ donation will substantially aid our fight against COVID-19. Here’s a journey through our key initiatives, only made possible with the dedication and support of various partners who came alongside us. Strong science foundation key to Singapore's Covid-19 efforts Swift response to pandemic builds on broad base of capabilities built up over years: NRF. But the focus this time was on hand sanitisers, as good hygiene can reduce the transmission of the virus. Coronavirus: Temasek Trust launches $10m fund to support ground-up initiatives. Sophia Yeow on how she feels about the masks Tanoto Foundation Partners Temasek Foundation and GSI Lab to Boost COVID-19 Testing Capacity in Indonesia. Ms Leong Wai Leng, Chief Financial Officer of Temasek, explained, “With the onset of COVID-19, we have redirected a significant proportion of these community funds to support various COVID-19 initiatives, including those being initiated by Temasek Foundation. 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