List of Abbreviations

AMD
Advanced Medical Directive

AMLA
Administration of Muslim Law Act

BAC
Bioethics Advisory Committee

BCG
Bacillus of Calmette and Guerin

DNA
Deoxyribonucleic Acid

DVT
Deep Vein Thrombosis

EEG
Electroencephalography

FPPB
Family Planning and Population Board

HOTA
Human Organ Transplant Act

HPV
Human Papilloma Virus

HSA
Health Sciences Authority

IDRC
International Development Research Centre

ISEAS    
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies

IUD
Intra-Uterine Device

IVF
In-Vitro Fertilisation

MKAC
Muslim Kidney Action Committee

MOH
Ministry of Health

MTERA
Medical Therapy, Education and Research Act

MUIS
Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura

NGO
Non-Governmental Organisation

NMEC
National Medical Ethics Committee

NUH
National University Hospital

OIC
Organisation of the Islamic Conference

SGH
Singapore General Hospital

SMA
Singapore Medical Association

TB
Tubercle Bacillus

UNESCO
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation

WHO
World Health Organisation

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