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Military medical students conclude volunteer service in India, Cambodia

Taiwanese military medical students recently concluded their volunteer service tours to Cambodia and India, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced yesterday.

Two groups of students from the National Defense Medical Center (NDMC, 國防醫學院) visited Cambodia and India between July and August, providing volunteer service to underprivileged children and the elderly, the military announced in a regular news briefing yesterday.

Speaking at the press conference yesterday, Shih Chi-wei (石濟維), a 21-year-old NDMC student and a member of the Cambodia volunteer service team, said they were staying at a little village near the country's capital Phnom Penh during the visit.

Aside from offering medical attention to the underprivileged, the visiting students also helped locals build a road in the village and taught English and math lessons to children, he said.

Shih said he suffered quite a shock in Cambodia when he saw the poor living conditions of some of the locals when he first arrived, but he also added that he was happy he was able to help the children.

Michael Liu (劉永浩), a member of the NDMC's volunteer service group to India, said his team visited five medical facilities and foundations in the south Asian country to donate medical resources and to teach the locals about oral hygiene.

The 19-year-old said the experience in India has rekindled his passion to help the needy which is why he chose to join the military medical school in the first place.

The NDMC is a military medical school responsible for the training of military doctors, nurses and other medical personnel.

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