Get set to play more healthcare games

Report by The Straits Times

If you are in a supermarket facing shelf after shelf of cooking oil, how do you pick the healthiest one?

You could soon learn how to choose between canola, coconut, palm and sunflower oil by playing Buy Which? on your smartphone.

This is a prototype “serious game” created by the National Healthcare Group’s (NHG) health promotion department and local game developer Mojocat. Serious games are simulations of real-world events that combine entertainment with education.

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