Dominican Republic

Dominican Red Cross

Heavy rainy season in Latin America and the Caribbean could cause significant outbreaks

Heavy rainy season in Latin America and the Caribbean could cause significant outbreaks

n recent interventions in Honduras as Nicaragua, as well as the Caribbean in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the Red Cross has been responding to dengue and chikungunya outbreaks.

Dominican Republic: Safe driving and effective fleet management

Dominican Republic: Safe driving and effective fleet management

In 2012, the Dominican Red Cross took a decision to upgrade their ambulance fleet. They knew the initiative would require top-quality ambulance equipment, rugged vehicles and above all, relevant training.

Communities and the Red Cross continue the battle against cholera

Communities and the Red Cross continue the battle against cholera

In October 2010, the Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Public Health raised the first cholera alert and subsequently reported the country’s first case the following month.

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Contact details

Address:

Calle Juan Enrique Dunant No. 51
Ens. Miraflores
P.O. Box 1293
Santo Domingo

Postal Address:

Apartado Postal 1293
Santo Domingo, D.N.

Contact Information:

Tel: (001809) 334-4545/412-8207/238-5312
Fax: (001809) 238-5252
Telex: rca sdg 4112 "PARA CRUZ ROJA DOM."
Telegram: CRUZ ROJA DOMINICANA, SANTO DOMINGO
Email: presidenciacrd@hotmail.com
Web: http://www.caribbeanredcross.org/index.php/national-societies/dominican-republic

Language of correspondence: Spanish

People:

  • President of National Society: Dra. Ligia LEROUX DE RAMIREZ
  • 2 Vicepresidente: Sr Cristian MARTINEZ
  • Director General: Arq. Gustavo LARA
  • Asistente de Presidencia: Sra. Jessica PICHARDO
  • Director de los Programas de Socorros y Emergencias: Sr Sergio VARGAS
  • Director Nacional del Programa de Bancos de Sangres: Dr. Cesar MATOS
  • Directora Nacional del Programa de Juventud: Dra. Gina LEROUX CANTISANO
  • Directora Nacional del Programa de Difusión DIH/RCF: Lic. Mavel VEGAZO
  • Gerente de Salud: Sr. Dalvert POLANCO
  • Gerente Financiero: Lic. Julio RAMIREZ
  • Representante de Juventud ante el Consejo Nacional: Sr Rafael Hilario CORONADO
  • Representante del Ministerio de Estado de Educacion: Mtra. Milagros YOST
  • Representante del Ministerio de Estado de las Fuerzas Armadas: Gral. Dr. Dalvert POLANCO
  • Representante del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores: Emb. Miguel PICHARDO
  • Tesorero Consejo Nacional: Sr Enerio RIVAS
  • Vocal Consejo Nacional: Lic Andrés TERRERO
  • Vocal Consejo Nacional: Dra Brigita SABINO
  • Vocal Consejo Nacional: Ing Tomas LEYBA
  • 1 Vicepresidente: Dr. Miguel SANZ
  • Representante del Ministerio de Estado de Salud Publica y Asistencia Social: Dr. Rafael SCHIFFINO

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