The Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the Commonwealth of Dominica has informed that six (6) Dominican individuals selected to study Integral Community Medicine at the Latin American School of Medicine ‘Dr. Salvador Allende’ in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, departed via the Petrocaribe Corporate flight on Sunday 28 June, 2015 from the Douglas-Charles Airport.
The Second Secretary, José Antonio Olavarría and the First Secretary, Yaritza Barbosa, both diplomats of the Venezuelan Embassy, assisted the scholars in all procedures at the Airport.
A number of Dominican nationals applied for a Scholarship offered by the Bolivarian Government through the Ministry of University Education and Technology and the Foundation ‘Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho’ FUNDAYACUCHO, but only six (6) of them met all requirements.
They are Stacia Austrie from Grand Fond, Tadd Henderson from Bath State, Phylicia Laronde from Fond Cole, Shanice Louis from St. Joseph, Nala Thomas from Pointe Michel and Cheri-Ann Wilkins from Bath Estate, Roseau.
After receiving intensive Spanish classes at the Venezuelan Institute for Culture and Cooperation, the students will have the opportunity to become professionals with medical diagnostic and therapeutic skills that enable them to provide comprehensive medical care through health promotion, prevention, cure and rehabilitation of the individual, family, community and the environment by using clinical and epidemiological methods with a marked social approach based on ethical, humanistic and solidarity values.
The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, once again, is proud to receive a new group of young Dominican to study an important career as medicine. These students arrived safely to Venezuela and one of them expressed “We all are excited and satisfied to be here”.