Taiwan, Nepal institutions sign post-disaster treatment MOU

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/12/15
By: Charles Kang and Elaine Hou

New Delhi, Dec. 15 (CNA) A Taiwanese medical group signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU)

Taiwanese doctors treat people injured in Nepal earthquakes in 2015. (File photo courtesy of Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps)

on Thursday with a hospital and non-governmental group in Nepal on working together to enhance post-disaster treatment in the Himalayan country.

The MOU was signed by the Taipei-based Taiwan Health Corps, the Manmohan Memorial Medical College & Teaching Hospital and the Joy Foundation in Nepal.

Under its terms, Taiwanese doctors will help improve treatment and health care at the Nepali hospital, especially for those injured in natural disasters.

Under the MOU, the cooperative program will last five years.

This agreement represents a milestone in cooperation on the provision of humanitarian assistance between Taiwan and Nepal, said Taiwan’s representative to India James Tien (田中光), who was in Nepal to witness the signing.    [FULL  STORY]

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