Build two border hospitals in Haiti
President Danilo Medina has asked the European Union for support to build two large hospitals for Haitian citizens on the border with Haiti. This is aimed at increasing the coverage and quality of health services to Dominicans and Haitians in the border regions. The request is for the European Union to contribute equipment and medical staff to ease the burden of providing health services to Haitian nationals, which currently falls on the Dominican Republic. It is estimated that 80% of the medical services in Dominican border provinces are for Haitians that live in the DR or in Haiti. The request is for the hospitals to be built in Haiti.
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