Chinese medical specialists provide free clinics for Dominicans

A Chinese medical doctor with one of the many Dominicans who took advantage of the free medical service

Many Dominicans took advantage of the opportunity to attend speciality clinics provided through a collaborative effort of the Ministry of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment and medical experts from the People’s Republic of China provided free of charge to Dominicans from across the seven health districts.

Last week, four Chinese medical doctors provided consultations in Oncology, Urology, Ophthalmology, and Cardiology. The Chinese medical team has been on island for some time but decided to offer this service to assist with the backlog of patients awaiting appointments at the Princess Margaret Hospital.

Dr Youquiang Fang offered services in Urology, Dr Dexi Wu in Cardiology, Dr Bin Liu in Ophthalmology, and Dr Zijun Zhen in Oncology.

Director of Primary Healthcare, Dr Laura Esprit, said the ongoing construction of the Dominica-China Friendship Hospital and the transition of the medical facilities required the team to utilize alternative avenues to see patients. Dr Esprit hopes that these speciality clinics can be held on a regular basis at the primary healthcare level.

Meantime Mr Wang Quanhuo, Chief of Economic and Commercial Office at the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Dominica, noted China remains committed to assisting Dominica in all spheres including education, health and building human resource capacity.

A large number of Dominicans at the Roseau Health Centre

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10 Comments

  1. Kalinago Justice
    December 25, 2019

    For lack of wisdom the people perish! Where ignorance is bliss it’s folly to be wise! What a land of blinded fools!!!

  2. Hook
    December 24, 2019

    When will our people wake up? All this chinese offerings is a fishing hook to snare us by our noses. May the good Lord protect us from ourselves.

  3. Eddy A
    December 24, 2019

    Skerrit and his gang won’t see any of them! …but they all good enough for all you Skerrit supporters. Your master is looking very well after all you beggars!

  4. Kalinago Justice
    December 23, 2019

    :?: Here it is that the one-man corrupt rogue regime is preventing our own sons and daughters of the soil from performing their duties in serving the people, but Chinese who has no cultural ties with us and can hardly speak a word of English neither can they speak our local dialects like Patois are allowed! :?: Why will my people allow the Chinese to attend to their madical care :?: When will my people learn and stand for principle! :?: If my people do not rise up against that one-man corrupt rogue regime, they’ll be destroyed!!!

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  5. Concerno
    December 23, 2019

    Have to wonder if these Chinese doctors will be subject to the same searches and humiliations endured by the doctor volunteers from the Christian ship Pacific Hope.

    Did you know children are not allowed to attend church services in China? SMH

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    • December 23, 2019

      “Did you know children are not allowed to attend church services in China?”

      If you think that’s the worst thing about the murderous regime of Xi Jinping, I have bad news for you.

  6. up den dung
    December 23, 2019

    Made in China. Year, is this one a real “Doctor”? We have not moved up in healthcare for our people one inch. Always getting the second-hands from India and China. My brother went into the PMH some years ago on his own accord for a check-up. One Indian doctor experimented a drug on my brother! And yeah, he went down hill soon after and died within a week or two. I was young and he was my eldest beloved brother. (R.I.P)

    If I knew what I know now, Hmmmnnn…somebody would have a heck of a lot to answer for. I hope this Doctor has his Medical Certificate displayed in his clinic for all to see and read.

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  7. zandoli
    December 23, 2019

    This is crazy. This reminds me of emergency medical care immediately following a natural disaster. From what I see, many people have conditions that require medical care and for some reason or the other, cannot access that care on a timely basis. And these same people voted back DLP in droves. Do these people examine the work of their government before they decide where to cast their votes?

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    • up den dung
      December 23, 2019

      Well, it’s mostly “sick” people who voted for them to have their Chinese doctor.

  8. DAPossieMasse
    December 23, 2019

    Is it surprising? The propaganda machine is in full swing, because there is not going to be any airport. aaaahhhhhhh Dominicans? garcon nous sot we.

    Dominican doctors are denied the permission to work in Dominica, but Chinese are allow to perpetrate their propaganda on the people. Just keeping the dumb dumber!!!

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