Temasek Foundation Pinnacle Series @WOHC2022

The 7th World One Health Congress 2022 (WOHC2022) took place from 7 - 11 November 2022 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre and the theme was ‘Integrating Science, Policy and Clinical Practice: A One Health Imperative Post-COVID-19. Scientists from around the world, national leaders and principals of International Organisations/ Philanthropy involved in One Health convened for this Congress. The WOHC has 5 distinct tracks - One Health Science, Pandemic Preparedness and Health Systems Resilience, Policy, Environment and Biosecurity, Impact on and Innovations in Clinical Practice, and Antimicrobial Resistance. 

The TF Pinnacle Series is a specially curated 3-day session (8 – 10 November) within the WOHC2022, with a focus on Southeast Asia and the region. The series serve as a platform to gather together the expertise of both regional and international clinicians, ecologists, epidemiologists to exchange scientific knowledge and best practices and provide a framework to strengthen the resilience of communities and populations in Southeast Asia and beyond. 

The Pinnacle Series was officially opened by Honourable Minister Mr Thiru Ma. Subramanian for Health & Family Welfare

The Pinnacle Series was officially opened by Honourable Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Mr Thiru Ma. Subramanian, as the Guest-of-Honour.

A*STAR, together with Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine), co-curated the Temasek Foundation (TF) Pinnacle Series session under the track “Antimicrobial Resistance - Infectious Diseases Threats in Southeast Asia” with the theme “From Zoonosis to Antimicrobial Resistance”.


A/Prof Tan Hiang Khoon from SingHealth and Mr Stanley Tan from Temasek Foundation delivered the welcome address.

Across the 2hrs event, the invited speakers from the South-east asia region shared insights and perspectives on their domains expertise, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Prof Lisa Ng (A*STAR ID HTCO), and the panelists were Prof Laurent Renia (LKCMedicine and A*STAR ID HTCO, Singapore), A/Prof Sanjay Chotirmall (LKCMedicine, Singapore) in addition to the 5 speakers for this session.

TF Pinnacle Series - Panel discussion

From left to right: Prof Lisa Ng (A*STAR, Singapore), A/Prof Tan Le Van (Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Vietnam), Prof Lau Yee Ling (University of Malaya, Malaysia), Prof Indra Vythilingam (University of Malaya, Malaysia), Asst Prof Inke Nadia Labis (Universitas Sumatera Utara, Indonesia), Dr Mutia Rahardjani (Eijkman Oxford Clinical Research Unit, Indonesia), Prof Laurent Renia (LKCMedicine and A*STAR, Singapore) and A/Prof Sanjay Chotirmall (LKCMedicine, Singapore).