China Funds New Fiji Hospital

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New ‘milestone’ in relationship between the countries

By Tevita Vuibau

SUVA, Fiji (Fiji Times, July 31, 2014) – The new Navua Hospital marks another milestone in Fiji's relationship with the China, says Prime Minister Rear Admiral (ret) Voreqe Bainimarama.

Chief guest Rear Admiral (ret) Bainimarama said the new hospital project,was made possible with a contribution of $11million from the Chinese government.

"China has always been a friend of Fiji but in recent years has shown itself to be a great friend, one willing to stand by our side in trying times," he said

The new facility, which is now built on higher grounds, houses 20 beds including the outpatient and inpatient wards and would be able to tend to 150 patients a day.

He said it's equipped with the latest technology, as well as an ambulance for emergency situations.

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