USAID's Investments for Health in Dominican Republic - Dollars to Results

Results of USAID's Health spending

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USAID’s health programs in the Dominican Republic focus on increasing equitable access to sustainable quality health services. Specifically, USAID supports: improvement in quality of care; development of technical and managerial capabilities of health personnel; and the implementation of norms and protocols. USAID also works with vulnerable populations to improve health-seeking behaviors.

USAID's Health Program in The Dominican Republic aims to:

  • Reduce maternal and child mortality rates;
  • Support comprehensive HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and care programs;
  • Expand access to family planning and reproductive health programs;
  • Improve tuberculosis detection and treatment and;
  • Improve water supply and sanitation.
Jacinta Morla and her granddaughter wait in the recently remodeled waiting room at Alejo Martinez Hospital in Ramón Santana, Dom

Jacinta Morla and her granddaughter wait in the recently remodeled waiting room at Alejo Martinez Hospital in Ramón Santana, Dominican Republic. Thanks to USAID assistance, 14 hospitals like this one in five provinces now provide better, more efficient services with well-trained staff. They have remodeled waiting rooms, updated record-keeping systems, suggestion boxes, and trained staff to provide improved patient care and customer service.

Maria De Moya, USAID

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