VIVA Asia Nursing Symposium

The VIVA Asia Nursing Symposium is dedicated to nurses caring for children with cancer.

Theme: Care of the Immunocompromised Child
Date: Friday 1 March 2019
Venue: Meeting Room T12-03/4, Level 12 at NUHS Tower Block, 1E Kent Ridge Rd, Singapore 119228 (Please refer to Visitors Guide for directions)

The program outline is available for download here.


Key Organising Committee

National University Health System, SINGAPORE
Laura Tan Mei Lian
Pang Zhen
Sumita Pandey
Huang Hai Xia
Noorleeyathi Ramjudi

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, SINGAPORE
Loh Hoon CHER
Seow Shaun Jerlyn YAP
Rui MA


Supporting Committee

National University Health System, SINGAPORE
Santha T Vengadalasalam
Thiviya Asokumar
Sahidah Sawal
Rohana Ismail
Evelynn Goh
Faith Yeo

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, SINGAPORE
Lai Heng CHIA
Spring Joy Saludares VELUZ
Jing LI


International Advisors

Michele CASEY
Nurse Clinician
Cancer Centre for Children
The Children's Hospital at Westmead NSW, AUSTRALIA

Coordinator, Outreach Nursing Development
Department of Global Pediatric Medicine
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee, USA


International Faculty

Lauri A. Linder, PhD, APRN, CPON®
Associate Professor
University of Utah College of Nursing
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Primary Children’s Hospital
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA



Delegates are requested to confirm their attendance by registering through the online registration portal. This includes members who are registering for the VIVA Asia Nursing Symposium only.



If you would like advice on staying somewhere near NUHS Tower Block, please contact our secretariat at



Transport will leave at a fixed time to and from the meeting venue (NUHS Tower Block) and the Shangri La Hotel / RELC International. The bus driver will not wait beyond the pick-up time so please ensure you are ready at the collection point at the nominated time. If you miss the transport, we recommend you arrange a taxi or MRT transport at your own cost. We will notify you closer to the date of the transport departure times. Please indicate if you require transport to and from the venue when you register for the meeting.