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Dominican Republic

Guara Bi and the National Drug Council: A Partnership for Community Service 

By Victoria Osuna, Executive Director, Guara Bi – Dominican Republic  Our Chief Operating Officer of WestCare’s Caribbean and Latin American Region/Guara Bi Inc., Mr. Cristian Duarte, and I attended a meeting with General Jaime Marte Martínez, President of the Dominican Republic’s National Drug Council/Consejo Nacional De Drogas (CND).  During a visit to the office by […]

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The Caribbean CAC Holds Their First Meeting

By Belinda Morales, Executive Assistant The staff at Guara Bi, Inc. had the pleasure of welcoming the members of the Community Action Council (CAC) from the Caribbean and Latin America for the committee’s first meeting. We had the privilege of having the presence of staff from the Virgin Islands and Dominican Republic together. We also […]

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Dominican Republic

Joining Forces to Better Services

By Belinda Morales, Program Assistant In April, Mr. Cristian Duarte, Chief Operating Officer of WestCare Caribbean and Latin America, met with Mr. Daniel Enrique de Jesús Rivera Reyes, Minister of Public Health of the Dominican Republic and Ms. María Elena Cruz Batista, Dean of UTESA University of the Dominican Republic. During this productive meeting, all […]

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Dominican Republic

Working Together for HIV and Tuberculosis Prevention in the Dominican Republic

By Yolanda Gonzalez Malave, Program Assistant & HR Coordinator Guara Bi Dominican Republic was invited by the management of Hospital Municipal Mata Hambre in Santo Domingo to participate in their plan for HIV and tuberculosis prevention. The objective is to promote a massive social and community mobilization through strategic alliances to implement interventions that will […]

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Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic’s CAC Holds Its First Meeting

By Yolanda Gonzalez, Program Assistant and HR Coordinator, Caribbean and Latin American Region On Friday, October 30, WestCare Dominican Republic’s Community Action Council (CAC) held its first meeting! Cristian Duarte, Chief Operational Officer, welcomed their members and offered a summary of the services offered by WestCare in the Caribbean and in general, as well as the objectives of […]

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Dominican Republic

Using the Power of Media to Educate

By Yolanda Gonzalez Malave, Program Assistant and HR Coordinator, Caribbean and Latin American Region  Guara Bi – Dominican Republic received a visit from General Jaime Marte Martinez, President of the National Drug Council along with television producer, broadcaster and influencer, Ignacio Ramos – also known as, “El Chico Sandy.” The purpose of their visit was to film the […]

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Dominican Republic

Spreading Awareness for the Health of Our Community

By Yolanda Gonzalez Malave, Program Assistant & HR Coordinator Guara Bi – Dominican Republic recently participated in an outreach event in collaboration with the National Council for AIDS Treatment (CONAVISIDA) that focused on education to the community regarding the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases and the prevention of drug abuse. This event was aimed at […]

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Dominican Republic

Guara Bi Receives the Support of the CND

By Yolanda Gonzalezmalave, Program Assistant & HR Coordinator – WestCare Dominican Republic Guara Bi Dominican Republic was honored to receive a recent visit from retired Police General, Jaime Marte Martinez, the current President of the National Drug Council or Consejo Nacional de Drogas (CND). Guara Bi Dominican Republic and the CND work hand-in-hand to assist […]