Tsai praises nurses for their role in fighting pandemic

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 11 August, 2020
By: Shirley Lin

President Tsai Ing-wen (center) at the International Nurses Day celebration (Source: President Tsai Ing-wen Facebook)

President Tsai Ing-wen praises Taiwan’s nurses for protecting the health of the Taiwanese people. Tsai was speaking Tuesday at an International Nurses Day celebration.

Tsai said the 175,000 nurses in Taiwan is comparable to the number of military soldiers and nurses are just as important in protecting the Taiwanese people. Tsai thanked medical personnel for playing their part in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. She said Taiwan is able to share its medical expertise with the world because of the hard work and professionalism of its medical staff. Tsai also said the government has plans to reform the medical work environment in the coming years.    [FULL  STORY]

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