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Table 2 Preparedness of STMMs dispatched to the South Pacific and Central America

From: A comparative study of Taiwan's short-term medical missions to the South Pacific and Central America

   Region South pacific number of missions = 46 Central America number of missions = 25
Funding source MOFA, TaiwanICDF MOFA, TaiwanICDF
Mission leader TaiwanICDF TaiwanICDF
Administrative personnel TaiwanICDF TaiwanICDF
Logistical preparedness TaiwanICDF TaiwanICDF
Orientation TaiwanICDF TaiwanICDF
Member recruitment Single institutions Multiple institutions
 Doctors Specialty Specialty
 Nurses Senior Senior
 Other Experienced Experienced
Sister hospital in host nation Yes No