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Waiyevo Hospital, Taveuni,  General Surgery 


This team will be returning to perform a multitude of difference general surgeries. Each day the team will work at the hospital in the operating theater performing surgeries on pre-screened patients. Five days of surgery and Sunday is at leisure to explore the island.


The hospital is a fully functioning, electrified (daylight hours only) 40 bed inpatient hospital with two resident physicians who live on site.  There are children's, men's, women's and obstetrics wards on site with resident nurses. A very nice operating theater is on site together with a labor and delivery room.    There is also a pharmacist who often has a full stock of medications. Loloma Foundation maintains a full supply of medications and surgical supplies on site.


Accommodations will be at AROHA RESORT .  Aroha is a small, family-owned venue with a pool, on the water and close to the hospital.


$3550 USD per person.  Includes:

  • round trip economy class air from Los Angeles to Taveuni Island, Fiji, inclusive of all taxes and surcharges

  • domestic land transfers to/from Taveuni Airport, Hospital

  • all applicable temporary medical and dental licenses

  • 7 nights accommodation at Aroha Resort

  • 7 days of B,L and D, exclusive of beverages


Not Included:  diving, snorkeling and excursions on your day off.

Initial, non-refundable payment of $1800.00 is due by February 1, 2024. Final payment is due by March 1, 2024. To make payment by cc, call Linda Kwasny at 858-414-9891 with cc details. Or, a check, payable to Loloma Foundation can be mailed to PO Box 2764, Del Mar, California 92014. 

Taveuni Island is part of the Northern Lau group and offers many stellar activities to fill your leisure allocation.  There is great diving and snorkeling and hiking.  The island is known as “The Garden Island” and sports a rural population of 14,000 Fijians.  Indo-Fijians, part-europeans, chinese and indigenous Fijians all peacefully co-exist in this verdant, rural paradise.

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We are looking forward to our 222nd year serving the basic medical, surgical and dental needs of rural Fijians.  Come join us! 


For those of you who haven’t been on our trips, please visit our web page at to learn more about our last trip.  We work hard, always allowing time to take in the physical beauty and culture of this amazing country.



Linda Kwasny

Project coordinator for the Loloma Foundation

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