The prevalence of benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH) increases with age and is more common in men aged 50 years and above. Dr Ronny Tan, consultant urologist and director of andrology at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, speaks on how GPs can best manage this condition.
Dr Donald Li, Specialist in Family Medicine in private practice in Hong Kong, was recently elected to lead the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) as President-Elect in 2016–2018 and President in 2018–2020. As the second doctor from Hong Kong to lead WONCA, Li is determined to bring countries at different stages of development to work together and establish Family Medicine in countries where it is less developed. He shares his aspirations with MIMS Doctor, updates readers on highlights from the WONCA World Conference 2016, and provides insights into Family Medicine training and primary care development in Hong Kong.
Roshini Claire Anthony spoke with Adjunct Associate Professor Gamaliel Tan, head and senior orthopaedic consultant at Ng Teng Fong Hospital in Singapore, on how GPs can help diagnose and treat lower back pain.