The Minister of Health and Medical Services, Hon. Jone Usamate rounded off a successful tour to India with discussions for a fully funded program training program for our doctors in the Republic of Korea.
The Hon Minister met with the senior officials of the Sunny Korea Welfare Foundation at the Fijian Embassy Office in Seoul with the Fiji delegates returning home via Korea after their 11 days tour of India from the 28th of February to the 10th of March.
Sunny Korea Welfare Foundation is a charity organization in South Korea founded by Mr. Yujin Kreves who has helped many children in Asian countries with heart diseases to live a quality life.
The Sunny Korea Welfare Foundation have proposed to the Minister; a fully sponsored trip for two to three Fijians doctors to be trained in medical institutions in the area of heart disease prevention, heart disease diagnosis and heart surgery.
Sunny Korea Welfare Foundation has also offered a proposal for a medical camp in Fiji and surgery intervention in South Korea for Fijian children who have congenital heart diseases.
Hon. Usamate responded that the generous offer from Sunny Korea Welfare Foundation has brought rays of sun to the Fijian medical fraternity by increasing their skills and knowledge on heart diseases and especially to our children who are suffering from congenital heart diseases.
He said he will see to it that this proposal with the Sunny Korea Welfare Foundation will come to fruition when he returns home.