Tweet LifestyleLocalNews Specialists See Patients at Roseau Health Centre by: – December 23, 2019 Share Share Share 192 Views no discussions Sharing is caring! The Government of Dominica, through the Ministry of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment has collaborated with medical experts from the People’s Republic of China to offer specialty clinics free of charge to Dominicans from across the seven health districts.On Thursday, 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 specialty 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.– / 5
Pancito also clarified the mission ofthe Philippine Army in the Middle East would only be to facilitate therepatriation of Filipinos and not to participate in the war. (With areport from PNA/PN) The Armed Forces of the Philippines(AFP), through its Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Felimon Santos Jr.,earlier stated that the troops have prepared a plan to repatriate Filipinosfrom Iran and Iraq. ILOILO City – With the unrest in some areas in the Middle East due to thetension between Iran and the United States, the Philippine Army’s 3rd InfantryDivision (3ID) expressed its readiness for any deployment to conflict areas. Pancito said the Army division wouldconsider it an honor if the national headquarters request troops from Centraland Western Visayas. Pancito said the 3ID awaits the finalguidance from its headquarters on the battalions to be sent to the conflictareas. Captain Cenon Pancito III, 3ID’sspokesperson, said in a press conference here that the Army division would be“ready and happy” to assist Filipinos in the Middle East. “Placement-wise, 3ID can be one (of thedivisions) to provide troops (to) the Middle East. On our part, we will beready and we will be happy if we will be chosen to be sent,” he said. “It will be a rare opportunity to serveour fellow Filipinos there. However, all these directives will still be up tothe leadership of the Philippine Army,” Pancito said. He also assured that the efforts of theArmy are ongoing and the higher post would respond according to therequirements of the national government. When this happens, he said, the Armydivision would source the soldiers from Negros Island, which has more troopsthan Panay.
HARLAN, Iowa – Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds and IMCA Late Models both race for $1,000 to win at Shelby County Speedway’s Saturday, Aug. 29 Tiny Lund Memorial.The Modified feature is a qualifying event for the 2016 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. Also on the card are IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks chasing top checks of $600, $500 and $400, respectively.IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly National and Allstar Performance State points will be awarded in all divisions. Regional points will be given to Modified, Stock Car and Hobby Stock drivers.Entry fees are $50 for Modifieds and Late Models, $30 for Stocks and SportMods, and $20 for Hobbies. Entry fees can be mailed to the track office at 1003 Road M56 in Harlan, 51537.Pit gates open at 3 p.m., hot laps are at 5 p.m. and the mandatory pit meeting is at 5:30 p.m. Racing starts at 6 p.m.Spectator admission is $15 for adults, $10 for students and free for five and under. No promotional tickets will be accepted. Pit passes are $30.More information is on the www.racescs.com website.
RelatedPosts Ighalo: My best moment as ‘Red Devil’ Ings not interested in leaving Saints, Southampton manager says Live stream Premier League, La Liga, Serie A on Showmax Pro this weekend Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has been ruled out of the rest of the English Premier League champions’ 2019/2020 campaign, manager Juergen Klopp said on Friday.Klopp said the development was as a result of the midfielder sustaining a knee injury in their midweek win at Brighton & Hove Albion. He was forced to withdraw Henderson 10 minutes from full-time in the 3-1 win after a collision with Yves Bissouma, but the German said the 30-year-old does not require surgery.“It is the best possible of the bad news. He does not need surgery,” Klopp told reporters in a virtual news conference.“He will not play again this season. I’m pretty positive he will be with us for the new season, he is a quick healer.“We all felt for him, awful moment. We knew immediately. Hendo is an animal. He fights for everything.“He deals well with pain but in this moment, he knew something had happened. It was a complete mood-killer. “The boys were happy with the result but then the boys realised Hendo was hurt. No surgery needed is the good news. He will lift the trophy, he deserves to lift the trophy.”Liverpool, who are on 92 points with four games remaining, are on course to break Manchester City’s record haul of 100 points and face Burnley on Saturday.Reuters/NAN.Tags: Brighton & Hove AlbionJordan HendersonJurgen KloppPremier League