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Vice President Raquel Peña spoke of the international acknowledgment the Dominican Republic is receiving for the management of the Covid-19 pandemic, when addressing manufacturers in the Cibao and northern regions. The Vice President Peña just returned from an official visit to Spain and Qatar. Vice President Raquel Peña is also the head of the Health Cabinet that has been responsible for key decision-making in the health sector and the management of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Speaking at the Annual Luncheon 2021 of the Association of Industries of the Northern Region (Airen) in Santiago, the Vice President said the next step for the country is to ensure that big pharma manufacture Covid-19 vaccines here. She said there are ongoing talks with several pharmaceutical companies.

In her talk entitled “Health, Economic Recovery and Vision of the Future,”...

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