By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) brushed off speculations Monday that the
nation’s infirmaries lacked qualified staff to treat patients of the June 27 water park blast, adding that there is no shortage of doctors as fresh graduates have already reported in for duty.
MOHW Minister Chiang Been-huang pointed out that as of July 12, only one remaining hospital has put down a request for six additional healthcare staff, as opposed to the previous 103 from 12 different infirmaries on July 8.
“The primary reason for the reduction in demand can be attributed to the recruit of fresh graduates,” Chiang exclaimed. [FULL STORY]