Nauru health minister treated for eye disorders in Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/04/16
By: Hao Hsueh-chin and Evelyn Kao

Taipei, April 16 (CNA) Nauru’s health minister, Valdon Dowiyogo, has completed medical

Valdon Dowiyogo

Valdon Dowiyogo

treatment for retinal and macular degeneration, a chronic eye disorder affecting the retina, at Taichung Veterans General Hospital, a hospital ophthalmologist said.

Dowiyogo was affected by retinal disorders and macular degeneration caused by complications from diabetes, which can eventually lead to blindness, according to Chang Chia-jen, a division head at the hospital’s Department of Ophthalmology.     [FULL  STORY]

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