Wai-Loon, Calvin Ho

Ho Wai-Loon, Calvin

  • Assistant Professor, Centre for Biomedical Ethics
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Deputy Director, Undergraduate Health Ethics, Law and Professionalism Curriculum, Centre for Biomedical Ethics
  • Member, Interprofessional Education Steering Committee, National University of Singapore
  • Member, Paediatric Ethics and Advocacy Centre, National University Hospital
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Advocate and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore
  • Co-Head, Collaborating Centre for Bioethics of the World Health Organization
  • Assistant Director, Legal Aid Bureau, Ministry of Law
  • Co-Head, Accountability Policy Task Team, Global Alliance for Genomics & Health
  • Ethics Board Member, Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders)
  • Member, Medicines in Health Systems Thematic Working Group, Health Systems Global
  • Member, Singapore Nursing Board
  • Member, National Transplant Ethics Panel
  • Member, Bioethics Committee, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Academic Qualifications
  • JSD, Cornell University, USA
  • LLM, Cornell University, USA
  • MSc, SOAS University of London, United Kingdom
  • LLB (Hons), NUS/University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • BSc (Hons), London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, United Kingdom
Research Interest(s)
  • Universal Health Coverage
  • Access to Medicines and Innovative Therapies
  • Research Governance
  • Public Health Surveillance
  • Standard and Quality of Care
  • Others
Recent Publications
  • 1. Calvin W L Ho, Andreas Reis, Abha Saxena. 2015 June. Vulnerability in International Policy Discussion on Research involving Children. Asian Bioethics Review. 7 (2):230-249. doi: 10.1353/asb.2015.0010.
  • 2. Tan KB, Tan WS, Bilger M, Ho CW. 2014 Sep. Monitoring and Evaluating Progress towards Universal Health Coverage in Singapore. PLoS Med. 11(9):e1001695. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001695. 25244025.
  • 3. Ho CW, De Castro LD, Campbell AV. 2014 Jul. Governance of Biomedical Research in Singapore and the Challenge of Conflicts of Interest. Camb Q Healthc Ethics. 23(3):288-96. doi: 10.1017/S0963180113000893. 24820092.
  • 4. Yoshizawa G, Ho CW, Zhu W, Hu C, Syukriani Y, Lee I, Kim H, Tsai DF, Minari J, Kato K. 2014 May. ELSI practices in genomic research in East Asia: implications for research collaboration and public participation. Genome Med. 6(5):39. doi: 10.1186/gm556. 24944586.