Dominica :PM Skerrit inaugurates Vieille Case Health Centre

Under the guidance of Prime Minister Dr.Roosevelt Skerrit, Dominica is following the holistic path in constructing the Health and Wellness centers in the nation.

Dominica: Under the guidance of Prime Minister Dr.Roosevelt Skerrit, Dominica is following the holistic path in constructing the Health and Wellness centers in the nation.

In the list of opening Health and Wellness centers, on Friday 5 March 2021 was the Opening of Vieille Case Health Centre.

The inaugural ceremony was witnessed by Prime Minister of Dominica, Dr. Roosevelt Skerrit, Minister of Health & Wellness and New Health investment-Dr Irving Mclntyre and Parliamentary Representative for the Roseau Central and wife of PM Skerrit- Melissa Poponne Skerrit and District Nurse Stella Leblanc, other cabinet members.

Prime Minister Skerrit congratulated Nurse Stella Leblanc for her service, and Her contribution is excellent Mrs. LeBlanc was effective in the advancement of the Primary Healthcare Programme in the Portsmouth district, where she served as a primary healthcare nurse-midwife for over 23 years. Even in her retirement days, Mrs. LeBlanc continues to participate in the Vielle Case Village Council as Chairperson and Member.

The government of Dominica is to start an ‘Exercise Program’ in the entire constituency in Dominica to get people more fit and healthy as health is the principal goal.

Vaccination drive in the Dominica is at the peak; PM Skerrit himself closely observing this process, he thanked people of Dominica who are participating with such an energetic manner.

Notably, Dominica has vaccinated around 11000 people so far & the process is going on.

PM said, “We are fortunate enough to have access to the vaccine.”

He acknowledged the People’s Republic of China and India for providing adequate vaccines.

The people’s Republic of China provided 20,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine, whereas India gifted 70,000 jabs of Oxford Astra Zeneca Coviid-19 vaccine.

He emphasized that vaccines are the defense against coronavirus and help to eliminate the risks of COVID-19 related hospital admissions.

“This constituency has always been in government and never in opposition; I don’t think we’ll ever be in opposition in ever,” PM Skerrit added.

PM Skerrit stated, I believe in prevention is better than cure; we must prevent people from having sick.” The government of Dominica is focussing on the health, wellness, and welfare of the nation as COVID-19 is a health emergency.

“We must be positive and constructive about our nation,” PM Skerrit added. Dominica ranks 12th position in the management of coronavirus worldwide.

He requested the people of Dominica to adopt an attitude like Americans as They are the prominent defenders. Despite, whatever is happening in the nation, it doesn’t affect their trust. Americans always defend America, and we have to do the same as Dominicans.

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