South Korea to Build Dental Facility in Peruvian City

    The Korea International Cooperation Agency said it will provide USD2 million for the construction of a dental hospital in the city of Cusco in southeastern Peru.

    The money will be disbursed over three years through an agreement between KOICA and the National University of Saint Antonio Abad, or UNSAAC, in Cusco, ANDINA reports. The news agency notes that UNSAAC is the only university in the city with training facilities for dentistry students.

    Meanwhile, in Ghana, KOICA has confirmed its continued support for a project aimed at drafting a strategic development plan for the country’s Ahanta West District. The agency signed the record of discussion for the project’s second phase Sept. 2, Ghana Business News says. 

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