President of Taiwan Tsai Ing-wen on Twitter proclaims “Taiwan should not be excluded from WHA this year for any reasons.” Taiwan has been committed to assisting other countries to conquer local health challenges for years. NCF’S International Cleft Mission is one of the supportive reasons that President Tsai mentioned why Taiwan should be a WHA participant this year.
Taipei, July 18 (CNA) A charitable medical delegation led by Taiwanese specialists in cleft lip and palate repair will leave for Mongolia August 21 to treat patients there who have the condition, a local foundation said Monday.
“Many cleft lip and palate patients never have the chance to undergo a surgery due to poverty. In reality, only an hour long surgery is needed to change their lives,” said TV show host Janet Hsieh. Yesterday, Janet attended Noordhoff Craniofacial Foundation’s International Gardner of Smiles event as the fundraising event spokesperson.
A girl from Myanmar expressed her gratitude Wednesday after facial reconstruction surgery by a Taiwanese medical team.
Nine-year-old Mi Tho, who arrived in Taiwan Feb. 27 to receive the procedure at Taipei's Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, will return home Thursday.
On the eve of her departure, the girl presented surgeon Lo Lun-jou and nurse Chou Su-yeh pictures she had drawn while recovering and said “thank you” in Mandarin in appreciation for their care and services.