MAINTAINING A GOOD QUALITY OF LIFE
Public health standards contribute to the quality of life.
High public health standards reflect a safe environment for Singaporeans to work and play.
CONTROLLING VECTOR POPULATION TO PROTECT PUBLIC HEALTH
Vectors spread diseases among the population by carrying viruses from one person to another.
The control of vectors, especially mosquitoes, is one important way of protecting Singaporeans from diseases.
ENSURING HIGH FOOD HYGIENE STANDARDS
Food hygiene standards have to be maintained at all times to protect the health of Singaporeans who eat at the many food and beverage establishments in Singapore.
PROTECTING THE PUBLIC FROM SECOND HAND SMOKE
To protect Singaporeans from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke, the smoking ban was first introduced in October 1970.
It has been progressively extended over the years to cover many public places.