12 Sep 2018

Chinese doctors perform eye surgeries in Samoa

3:34 pm on 12 September 2018

Sixty eight people in Samoa have received free eye surgery from a group of vsiiting eye specialists from China.

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It's the fourth year of specialist assistance from Guangdong province.

Three opthalmology specialists and a nurse provided free cataract surgery to patients at the Apia National Hospital in Moto'otua.

They also presented medical equipment and medicine to the National Health Service.

They were led by the Deputy Director of the Zhongshan Ophthalmology Center at Sun Yat-sen University.