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What does Singapore Buddhist Free Clinic do?

The Singapore Buddhist Free Clinic (SBFC) is a charitable organization that provides free Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) consultation, subsidized medications, acupuncture treatment, and TCM cancer treatment to all members of the public regardless of their race or religion. With seven clinics across Singapore, SBFC has delivered over 230 thousand times of free consultations in its latest year of operation. The organization relies solely on public donations to cover its annual operating cost of approximately $7.5 million. It is supported by a team of more than 30 qualified physicians and clinic and administrative staff who are dedicated to providing quality healthcare services to the community. In addition to its core offerings, SBFC also provides counseling services at its main clinic and Tampines branch, focusing on the emotional and psychological well-being of patients




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  • Donations are tax-deductible
  • Registered Charity
  • Established since 1984
  • Published yearly Annual Reports

Society Impact

  • Providing free Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) consultation and subsidized medication to the general public, regardless of race or religion.
  • Operating seven clinics across the island, offering over 230 thousand times of free TCM consultations annually.
  • Offering complementary TCM treatment for cancer patients at three branches (Main Clinic, Sembawang and Tampines), helping to reduce side effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy and strengthen their immune systems.
  • Providing counseling services at the Main Clinic and Tampines Branch, addressing emotional and psychological well-being needs of the public.
  • Conducting free health talks to educate the general public about wellness and a healthy lifestyle.

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Fundraising Efficiency

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Program Expense Ratio

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