A team of specialised doctors from the Cathay General Hospital will be stationed in Labasa Hospital from 2pm today to provide thousands of people of Vanua Levu with free medical assistance.
The Taiwan Mobile Medical Team will arrive in the country today and includes physicians specialising in gastroenterology, ear nose throat, family medicine, and anesthesiology.
They will bring portable ear and cardiac machines which can check the ear and the heart condition for the patients.
The team will be based at the Labasa Hospital from today till the 27th of September from 8am to 4.30pm.
The Mobile Medical team has examined around 6,000 patients in Kadavu, Rakiraki, Ba, Tavua, Sigatoka, Lautoka, Korolevu, Lomaiwai, Cuvu, Labasa, Nabouwalu, Savusavu and Seaqaqa.
Taiwan hopes to play a role in promoting good health and healthy lifestyles as wells as strengthening the friendship between Taiwan and Fiji.
Cathay General Hospital is a prestigious private hospital famous for its completion of more than 12,500 cardiology surgeries and has a 98.5% success rate since 1990.