Good news for the people of Vanua Levu as a medical team from Taiwan’s Cathay General Hospital will be providing locals with free medical services from next Monday till next Friday at the Labasa Hospital.
The team specializes in Gastroenterology, ear, nose, throat, family medicine and Anesthesiology.
They will also bring portable ear and cardiac machines to check the ear and heart conditions of the patients.
Twelve Taiwan medical teams consisting of 80 medical staff have been visiting Fiji since 2014 and have to date examined 6,000 patients and more than 600 students in Fiji.
The in‑coming mobile medical team is from Cathay General Hospital, a prestigious private hospital famous for its completion of more than 12,500 cardiology surgeries and enjoys a remarkable 98.5% success rate since 1990.
The visit of Taiwan’s medical teams has been made possible with the kind assistance of the various Ministries and the support of the Fijian people.