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MAFP Delegates Attended 2023 SKMM Training Program

Taipei, January 5 2024

A team of MAFP delegates, including 3 faculty members and 3 trainees, attended the Shin Kong Hospital Medical Assistance Program to Myanmar (SKMM) at the Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei City, Taiwan. The 2023 SKMM training program had two tracts: 2-week and 1-month. All MAFP delegates chose to attend the 2-week training, from 25 December 2023 to 5 January 2024.
The members of the MAFP team were assigned to four departments: two faculty in cardiovascular department, one faculty in chest medicine, one MAFP trainee in family medicine, two trainees in ENT department respectively. During the opening ceremony, the superintendent of the Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital delivered a welcome speech and the vice-superintendent and the CEO of the SKMM program explained about the training program briefly, and the program participants were given enough time to introduce themselves.
All the directors and responsible personnel of the assigned departments welcomed the MAFP members warmly and supported with everything they needed during the training period. In addition to the in-hospital training, the host organizing team also arranged a special tour to the northern part of the Taiwan on new year eve and allowed the delegates to experience the world-famous new year countdown celebration at the Taipei 101 Tower. During the closing ceremony, each of the MAFP team members presented individual learning experiences from this program. All participants had a productive and wonderful time not only from learning the modern technology and treatment options available at the Shin Kong Hospital, but also from experiences of local culture and communications among medical professionals, hospital staff and patients.


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