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. Novitzky, P., Chen, C., & Ho, C. W. L. (2018). Caring About Meatballs, Autonomy, and Human Dignity: Neuroethics and the Boundaries of Decision Making Among Persons With Dementia. AJOB Neuroscience, 9(2), 96-98. doi:10.1080/21507740.2018.1466838.
  • 2. Chan, T. W., & Ho, C. W. L. (2017). A Ten-Year Retrospective Analysis of Consent for the Donation of Residual Human Tissue in a Singapore Healthcare Institution: Reflections on Governance. Asian Bioethics Review, 9(4), 335-351. doi:10.1007/s41649-017-0040-x.
  • 3. Lajaunie, C., & Ho, C. W. L. (2018). Pathogens collections, biobanks and related-data in a One Health legal and ethical perspective. Parasitology, 145(5), 688-696. doi:10.1017/S0031182017001986.
  • 4. Coleman, C. H., & Ho, C. W. L. (2017). Selling pharmaceuticals ethically in resource-limited settings: The case of Sofosbuvir. Asian Bioethics Review, 9(1-2), 87-101. doi:10.1007/s41649-017-0014-z.
  • 5. Kaewkungwal, J., Adams, P., Sattabongkot, J., Matsui, K., Ho, C. W. L., Wendler, D. S., & Lie, R. (2017). Enhancing research quality with updated and controversial ethical issues: Summary and recommendations. Asian Bioethics Review, 9(1-2), 157-167. doi:10.1007/s41649-017-0008-x.