Dominica bids farewell to four Chinese consultants who have provided support in various areas of health

The Ministry of Health, Wellness, and New Health Investment held a brief ceremony on Monday, September 19, to bid farewell to the four Chinese consultants who have been providing support in the areas of cardiology, oncology, urology, and ophthalmology.

The ceremony was chaired by Permanent Secretary Mrs. Letitia Lestrade-Wyke and remarks were proffered by First Secretary in the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Dominica, Mr. Pan Zhaohui; Acting Minister of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment, Hon. Kent Edwards; Cardiologist Dr. Dexi Wu; and Urologist Dr. Hao Zhang.

The four consultants were, Dr. Dexi Wu- Cardiologist, Dr. Hao Zhang- Urologist, Dr. Fan Duan- Ophthalmologist and Dr. Qiaoqiao Li- Oncologist.

Mr. Pan Zhaohui expressed in his speech how quickly time flies, noting that it has already been a year since Dr. Dexi Wu, Dr. Hao Zhang, and Dr. Fan Duan arrived in Dominica. Dr. Qiaoqiao Li has been living and working on the island for over three years.

He stated that the first batch of China’s medical team has successfully completed a task and is about to return to China.

“All the team members perfectly interpret the spirit of the China medical team. The spirit is love without borders, not afraid of hardship, healing the wounded and rescuing the dying,” he said.

Zhaohui further stated that although the doctors left their motherland and families because of their friendship with Dominica and no matter how beautiful and scenic a place can be “they cannot change the loneliness of a person away from their family.”

He revealed that In 2021, Dr. Wu Dexi, alongside local Dr. Andrew, set up the cardiology department and took an important step to fully equip the department which he stated is a “milestone” for health care in Dominica.

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12 Comments

  1. D Hector
    September 24, 2022

    I can say my experience at the hospital was great from being treated at the cardiology department with Dr Andrew’s and Dr wu I just pray that the department will get another great doctor cardiologist to work along with Dr Andrew’s to continue the care and development of the department. Farewell Dr wu I personally thank you .I had a remarkable and memorable experience with you at the hospital. All the best .

  2. D Hector
    September 23, 2022

    Are there replacements

  3. Bobby
    September 23, 2022

    I wouldn’t let one of them near me. That’s a fact!

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    • GoodwllRabbt
      September 26, 2022

      Nonsense you speaking. I personally dealt with one of the Dr’s and he saved my life. Stop bringing politics into everything. Bless life.

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  4. Tyrone Nicholas
    September 23, 2022

    He stated that the first batch of China’s medical team has successfully completed a task and is about to return to China.

    A Task..

    what task did they complete?

    God help us, We don’t even care, much less to bother to know or ask questions..

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  5. Me
    September 23, 2022

    Who are the replacements for these health specialists. Without them our resilience will take a step back.

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  6. Bwa-Banday
    September 22, 2022

    I see no mention was made of Dr. Fan Chou Moon who will be performing surgery at the mugpital.

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    • Galileo
      September 25, 2022

      Very infantile asinine comment. Are you aware that it is not necessary to comment on every article? Things on the internet are available for all who have access to see.

  7. Funeral Home
    September 22, 2022

    It is a fact that since the Chinese arrived on island more Dominicans that went to the Skerrit/ China morgue went to a funeral home than those that went back to their homes.
    So I am asking Skerrit again to put out the MOU he signed with China almost 20 yrs ago so we can see what the hell he and China agreed on

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    • September 23, 2022

      As expected from bums like you and the UWP cabal. It is sad that you don’t appreciate anything good. I guess you are patiently waiting on Lennox Linton to make a big difference? Well, it will not happen, not on this earth, not on the next one. Keep on dreaming. Besides, what have you done for your country?

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      • Bobby
        September 26, 2022

        What have YOU done for your country?? Stop using these age old nonsensical slogans. All you do is spew empty rhetoric and propaganda and try to defend the indefensible with stupid remarks like the one you just farted now.

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