Survival – The Year No-One Could Have Expected

On the evening of 18th September 2017, a merciless Maria passed over Dominica as a Category 5 hurricane, striking with winds in excess of 175 miles per hour, reshaped Dominica’s social, physical and economic landscape and threaten the future viability as a nation.

Currently, the Government has presented on July 2018 The National Budget Of The Commonwealth of Dominica Fiscal Year 2018 – 2019, “From Survival, To Sustainability And Success: A Resilient Dominica”.

This important document addressed that the Ministry of Health and Social Service will focus on the seven (7) pillars of World Health Organization (WHO)/Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) which capture the building blocks for health systems strengthening. These are service delivery, health workforce, health information system, access to essential medicine, financing, leadership/governance and community participation.

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