Date: September 13, 2015
(ZIZ News) — A delegation of Taiwanese medical officials arrived in St. Kitts on Sunday afternoon to provide free services to the Federation over the coming week.
The 24 visiting officials are members of the Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps and are made up of doctors, nurses and volunteers.
They’ll be in the Federation until September 21 providing services in dentistry, paediatrics, paediatric infectious diseases, gynaecology, and internal medicine.
Resident Ambassador, His Excellency, George Gow-Wei Chiou noted the significance of this partnership as it comes while St. Kitts-Nevis celebrates 32 years of Independence.
“When they come here, it’s the right week, the right time, for the National Heroes Day and Independence Day of St. Kitts and Nevis. So this is a gift from Taiwan to come here and celebrate the Independence Day of St. Kitts and Nevis,” he said. [FULL STORY]