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Vice President Raquel Peña, who heads the Abinader administration Health Cabinet, presided over a meeting on the evening of Thursday, 28 July 2022, when the government and the Dominican Medical Association reached agreements. The meeting took place at the Presidential Palace after a clash on the day before between a protest walk head by the president of the Medical Association Dr. Seneb Caba and police that impeded the physicians from reaching the Presidential Palace.
Among the agreements, the Presidency agreed to change the board of the Padre Billini and Luis Eduardo Aybar public hospitals, which are finalizing their major renovations.
Dr. Senen Caba had publicly rejected the Abinader choice of the volunteer members of the Padre Billini board. The president of the CMD had protested that the government was choosing business people from what he called medical cluster for...