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Pichelin gets “Clinic in a Can” mobile health unit

The community of Pichelin has received a new state of the art ‘Clinic in a Can’ mobile health clinic. It is essentially a 20-foot-long container that has been converted to an emergency movable primary care unit. It is equipped with…

New National Hospital at a standstill says Health Minister

Dominica’s Health Minister Dr. Kenneth Darroux has revealed that construction on the new National Hospital is at a “standstill” after Hurricane Maria but will soon resume after a review and consultation with the Chinese government which is funding the project….

Dominica among Caribbean countries signing health cooperation with PAHO

High-level officials from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines joined the Director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), Carissa F.

Dominican Carissa Etienne elected for second term as WHO regional director

(PAHO) – The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 142nd session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Carissa Etienne for a second term as Regional Director for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO). Dr Etienne was elected Director of the…

Dominica progresses in developing a robust hydro-meteorological network

The Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (DVRP) under the Ministry of Health and Environment continues to implement projects aimed at improving data collection capacities and the development of hazard monitoring systems to reduce vulnerability to climate change impacts. One such activity…

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