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Taiwan donates medical facilities to Burkina Faso

Taiwan donates medical facilities to Burkina Faso

Taipei, Oct. 6 (CNA) Taiwan's International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF) announced Thursday that it has donated two MRI scanners to Burkina Faso, as well as providing career training for midwives in the African ally. The ICDF said the used equipment was collected from various Taiwanese medical institutions and donated to two medical centers. Besides making the donation, the ICDF also helped teach hospital staff how to use the scanners. The 6-day midwifery training program, meanwhile, attracted 60 midwives and was supported with telemedicine, with the assistance of the Tri Service General Hospital, the ICDF said. (By Chen Pei-huang and Kendra Lin)