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Singapore Healthcare: Pioneers: Navroji Mistri, the man behind the Mistri Wing
 

Singapore Healthcare: Pioneers: Navroji Mistri, the man behind the Mistri Wing

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The Mistri wing at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) is named after a philanthropist, who donated a huge amount of his wealth to enhance Singapore’s fledgeling health care services in the 20th century. The man was Navroji R. Mistri, an Indian-born entrepreneur and Parsi who first started out as an engineer in the Royal Indian Marine Dockyards. He came to Singapore in 1909, and shortly after, he changed the trajectory of his career to manufacturing soda water in the country.
 
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1 Jan 2017 - General
 
It's a proud moment for Indians as one of us is doing an exemplary job in Singapore. Sufficient funding is required in the healthcare system of any country and philanthropy helps to do this task. Mr. Mistri has contributed for the paediatric wards, surgery wards and various other departments of healthcare in Singapore. I believe this will definitely give hope to many poor people. To give back to the world something that will influence and help many lives is surely something that everyone sho...
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