The Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps (TRMPC), a non-profit group consisting of 28 volunteers ranging from dentists, lab technicians and nurses will be doing voluntarily work while in the country.

The visit was made possible by the Taiwanese Embassy in the Solomon Islands. Speaking with Solomon Times a representative of the embassy of Taiwan is very pleased to have done this for the Solomon Islands.

"We feel that with only few doctors in Solomon Islands we would also want too provide medical services to assist," the Representative said.

The Ambassador, Mr. George Chen, was delighted with the visiting TRMPC team saying that they are providing a huge service to the citizens of Solomon Islands.

Dr Chi Chun, one of the team leaders in the TRMPC, stated that voluntary work is satisfying given the many people that they assisted.

"It is very important too do this voluntary work...if they want us too come back again we are willing to continue with this support," he said.

While in the country the team will also be visiting two schools, King George Sixth Secondary School, Betikama, the Solomon Islands College Higher Education (SICHE), and also the Burns Creek community.

The Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps is a private, non-sectarian, non-profit organization dedicated to improving quality of life through provision of medical services and health education.

Founded in 1995, by the vision of Dr. Chi-Chun Liu, TRMPC combined talented medical personnel with enthusiastic volunteers to form a medical service group. By providing primary health care and disseminating health information, TRMPC offers temporary relief as well as builds foundations for sustainable health care systems well into the future.