Values: In-vitro fertilisation – Begotten or made?

In this continuing series on Values by the Catholic Medical Guild and Caritas Singapore, we examine if in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) is truly life-giving and ifit is the only solution for an infertile couple. ANY married couples trying desperately to start a family will say something like this: “We love children. We want to have a [...]

Values: Contraception – Family planning or family avoidance?

In this continuing series on Values, we look at the issue of contraception versus natural family planning (NFP), and their implications on couples and society. IN JUST the last 50 years, contraceptives have changed the world’s perception of birth control. There has been much debate over the use of contraception versus natural family planning (NFP). [...]

Values: Protect our youth… Hand out condom?

In this continuing series on Values by Catholic Medical Guild and Caritas Singapore, we look at the issue of promoting the use of condoms among sexually active young people. IN SINGAPORE, the rates of HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as gonorrhoea and syphilis are on the rise. Among those at risk are young [...]