Singapore Traditional and Complementary Medicine Policy

  • General Information

In Singapore, western medicine is the mainstream medicine being practiced. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is currently the only form of traditional/ complementary medicine that has statutory regulation. The implementing agency in Singapore is the TCM unit under the Ministry of Health Singapore, that was established in year 1995.


  • Contact Details

Traditional & Complementary Medicine Branch
Primary and Community Care Division
Ministry of Health Singapore
College of Medicine Building
16 College Road
Singapore 169854
Tel: +65 6325 9220
Fax: +65 6325 9499


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