Dermatologist reaches out to Auki for clinical skincare visit



The Australian dermatologist specialist, associate professor Dr Anthony Hall during his visit to Kilu’ufi Hospital in Auki

AN Australian dermatologist specialist has concluded a three days clinical skin disease visit to Kilu’ufi hospital on Wednesday.

During his short visit, Associate Professor Dr Anthony Hall attended to lot of patients with skin diseases at the hospital.

In an interview he said he was invited by the Solomon Islands Government as part of an aid programme from Australia.

He said it was a pacific island programme funded by the Australian government as part of the consequence of the tension where Australia provided assistance to Solomon Islands through RAMSI.

Hall said under the programme Australia will continue to provide assistance and a component of that assistance was to send a medical specialist team to help doctors in the country

He said he was the only dermatologist invited by the medical superintendent at NRH who saw the need for skin a dermatologist.

Hall said during his visit to hospitals in the country he helped doctors run clinical service on skin diseases.

He thanked the Australian government through the Solomon Island government for allowing him to come Solomon Islands under the programme.

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