On 01.12.2018 the 14th Herdermer Christmas Market took place in Freiburg. For the first time Dominican Health e. V. was represented with a stall. In addition to homemade biscuits, Stollen, honey and pickled quince and co., information about the activities and projects of the association was presented in a pre-Christmas atmosphere. Many conversations took place […]
On 25.10.2018 the official opening of the polyclinic in the city centre of Puerto Plata took place. Dr. Milton Moranta and his team can now officially treat destitute and poor patients in one of the 5 treatment rooms. Citizens who can hardly afford a visit to a normal doctor’s office have the opportunity to get […]
On 24.10.2018 the famous International Festival took place at the Hochschule Furtwangen. The aim of the festival is to bring the international students of the HFU together with the local population and other students. For this purpose, the International’s cook traditional national dishes and distribute them free of charge to the visitors. In addition, all […]
Finally, we were able to hand over the first aid items to the Fundación Padre Granero personally in Puerto Plata. Dr. Moronta was able to receive various surgical instruments, blood pressure monitors, stethoscopes, clinical thermometers, pupil lights, urine diagnostic sticks and walking aids. The aids were immediately used during several visits of the medical and […]
On 03.07.2018 we presented our student project to a broad audience during the AGW Day of the Furtwangen University of Applied Sciences. We organised a workshop with different stations about the topics sustainability, health system of the Dominican Republic, a photo slideshow and the Dominican Health e.V. association. Afterwards we had the opportunity to discuss […]
Our study project was listed in the newsletter of Furtwangen University. The article is about our founding of the association and the resulting cooperation between Furtwangen University and the University “Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra” (PUCMM) in the Dominican Republic. Click here for the article!
The Furtwangen University plans to extend its support with further students in a sustainable way. It also prepares cooperation with the University of Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in Santiago. During the first visit on site, there were great similarities in terms of content regarding medicine, public health, physiotherapy and nursing. At present, a […]
On April 6, 2018, the group was invited to Stuttgart for the Development Policy University Day Baden-Württemberg. Corinna Steiner and Prof. König presented there the project in the framework of best practice projects. The positive response from the represented ministries and aid organizations gives hope for future support.
Now finally the first visit as part of our project in Puerto Plata in March 2018 could take place. Marie Thiele and Prof. Dr. Peter König had the opportunity to get to know the local health structures for a week. Accompanied and energetically supported by Marie Thiele’s partner David Petras, we would like to express […]