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President Luis Abinader and outgoing rector of the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD), Emma Polanco Melo were at the inauguration of the UASD Health Sciences School Simulation Center on 22 June 2022. The government invested RD$125 million in the new center at the state university.

The Simulation Center meets high-quality standards and state-of-the-art technology for clinical teaching practices. Thousands of students will receive state of the art training in health services.

President Abinader said during the inauguration that the pandemic taught everyone that health is a key area and that if the country is not prepared, the entire system could collapse.

He said that we must come out of this experience with the firm conviction that health spending is not an expense, but an investment in life, well-being and development and that, consequently, the best...

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