Tonga Seeks Medical Training From Singapore

King and Queen part of delegation seeking assistance for health workers

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, Sept. 6, 2016) – Tonga's King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u are in Singapore to seek help for the training of Tongan health workers.

The Health Minister Saia Piukala and the Director of Health, Siale 'Akauola, are part of the delegation, which wants training to help staff confront the surge in non-communicable diseases and public health issues.

Radio Tonga reports that Singapore's healthcare system has been rated one of the world's best by the World Health Organisation.

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