By: Hao Hsueh-chin and Evelyn Kao
Taipei, April 16 (CNA) Nauru’s health minister, Valdon Dowiyogo, has completed medical
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]