|Finalists of the Singaporean of the Year award, with Mr Warren Fernandez (in blue jacket, centre), the winner Goh Wei Leong (in blue print shirt) and President Halimah Yacob. Source: thenewpaper|
A general practitioner and the healthcare charity he co-founded won The Straits Times Singaporean of the Year award for 2017.
Dr Goh Wei Leong and HealthServe, which provides migrant workers with affordable healthcare, beat nine other finalists to the award yesterday.
HealthServe was founded in 2006 by Dr Goh and businessman Tang Shin Yong.
It has dental and medical clinics in Geylang, Mandai and Jurong, and it also offers social assistance, skills training and a food programme.