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A Message from the Incoming President

In 2009, Health Horizons International was formally established as a civil society health care organization with three initial goals for its work in the Dominican Republic: Develop a Community Health Workers (CHW) program, meet existing health care needs through Medical Service Trips (MST) supported by on-the-ground systems, and establish a local infrastructure for a sustained [Read more]

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Reflexion y vision: una perspectiva sistemica

En la República Dominicana, las enfermedades crónicas como la enfermedad cardíaca, el cáncer, la diabetes, y las enfermedades respiratorias crónicas son la principal causa de muerte, y representan el 70% de todas las muertes en todo el país. Casi el 10% de la población adulta dominicana sufre de diabetes, una de cada tres personas tiene [Read more]

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Reflection and vision: a systems perspective

In the Dominican Republic, chronic diseases like heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and chronic respiratory illnesses are the leading cause of death, accounting for 70% of all deaths nationwide. Nearly 10% of the Dominican adult population suffers from diabetes, one out of every three people has high blood pressure, and more than one quarter struggle with [Read more]

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