Taiwan medic team end Malaita tour
Quoting the Solomon Star newspaper – 17 June 2018
“A TAIWANESE mobile medical team has returned to Honiara after successfully completing their mission to remote areas in South Malaita, Malaita Province last week.
“Reports reaching the Solomon Star on Friday said team visited communities from Small Malaita, East and West Are’Are area from 5th to 12th June.
“The local health staff in the three region assisted the visiting team to carry out their task.
“During the tour the team provided free general outpatient service and specialist consultation for more than 1000 patients at Afio area health center, Tawaro, Takataka, Tarapaina, Riverside community, Rohinari and Rokera.
“The most common complaints form local patients varies from skin disease (bakua), scabies, gynecological diseases, cut wounds, chronic muscle skeletal diseases, otitis media effusion, cataracts, pterygium,” neurosurgeon specialist Dr. Wang Tse Lun observed.
“During the medical tour, Dr. Lun was able to diagnose a few brain tumour cases and to evaluate the patients who received brain tumour operation previously.
“Toward the end of the medical mission, several medications were donated to local clinics, including antibiotics, painkillers and tropical cream for bakua and scabies.”
Copyright: Solomon Star.