A doctor from the Shin Kong Wu H-Su Memorial Hospital conducts operation to a patient.

In the month of July, three orthopedic surgeons from the Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital (SKH) were dispatched to the Belau National Hospital to provide much needed medical services to the community.

The first doctor was Dr. Li-Wei Hung who was in Palau from July 17 to July 24. He was followed by SKH Resident Dr. Hao-Wei Hsu who provided medical services from July 17 to July 31.  Lastly, Dr. Chi-Chang Lin completed the mission for the month from July 21 to July 31.

In addition to providing much needed orthopedic surgeries, the SKH Doctors also conducted Continuing Medical Education (CME) Sessions for the medical staff of the Belau National Hospital as well as other local medical providers.

Orthopedic clinics are conducted the Belau National Hospital every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings. For more information, please call the BNH Outpatient Department at (tel): 488-2555.

Shin Kong Hospital is a renowned medical facility in the Republic of China—Taiwan with specialty departments in over forty (40) medical fields. Since 2007, SKH has a current partnership with the Belau National Hospital and has provided medical assistance through specialist consultations & missions for over ten years. In addition, the hospital has also donated numerous supplies and medical equipment in order to improve the quality of healthcare provided to the people of Palau.

The Republic of Palau Ministry of Health expresses its gratitude to Shin Kong Hospital for providing much needed orthopedic medical services to the island. (PR)