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30 patients will be treated by experts from Australia

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 08/06/2017

 

About 50 medical experts from Australia will visit the Friendly Islands this September to help the Ministry of Health in dealing with patients of various ailments.

 

Medical Superintendent of Vaiola – Dr. Lisiate ‘Ulufonua said, the team consists of doctors with many skills on various areas of medicine including surgery.

 

About 30 patients who are in need of medical treatment will be fortunate to receive treatment during the team’s visit.

 

Special surgery will be carried out at Vaiola for patients with heart and other problems

 

The team will be in Tonga for two weeks and they bring with them about 3 tonnes of medical equipment and facilities.

 

This is the 5th time the Australian team of medical experts visit Tonga.

 

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