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Hawaii will provide medical treatments to 9 Tongan Children this year


Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 21/08/2017


Four Tongan children are currently being evacuated for medical treatments in Honolulu, Hawaii.


The evacuation program is made available through funding assistance from the Shriner Children’s Hospital in Hawaii.


The Minister of Health – Hon. Dr. Saia Piukala says 5 other children will travel to Hawaii for the same reason by the end of the month. They will undergo treatment which is not available in Tonga.


The Shriners Children Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii are funding the medical surgery as part of a mutual cooperation program with the Tongan Government.


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