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On September 20, Clínica de Familia La Romana celebrated 20 years of providing services to the community of La Romana and the eastern region of the country.

As a part of the festivities, there was a staff celebration at the clinic, with a welcome by the executive director, Mina Halpern Lozada, who highlighted the vision of continuing the clinic’s innovation and expansion of services. She thanked the staff for the amazing work that they do on a daily basis. The clinic’s founder, Dr. Stephen Nicholas, received an award, which was given by representatives of the Board of Directors, including Dr. Cecilio de la Rosa and Hilda Peguero. 

In the evening, Toñito´s Grill was the setting for the continued celebration of Clínica de Familia La Romana, which included other institutions and special invitees. Hilda Peguero, as the master of
ceremonies, recognized Primera ARS de Humano for sponsoring the activity. The words of welcome were given by the Board of Directors president, Martha Victoria. The people and institutions that have contributed and been a part of Clínica de Familia´s achievements, including the Board of Directors, were recognized. The executive director, Mina Halpern Lozada, emphasized the achievements of the program throughout the years, and also mentioned the goal of constructing a building for the clinic in the future, which will help to guarantee the long-term sustainability of the organization by ensuring that Clínica de Familia can continue to provide high-quality services to vulnerable populations in the community.

Next the clinic´s founder, Dr. Stephen Nicholas, gave an emotional speech about the history of the clinic, which all began with a phone call from the Adoratrices Sisters about a pregnant woman with HIV. He also emphasized the many achievements over the years in providing services to the whole community, and that Clínica de Familia will continue its work in the years to come.

Information and photos courtesy of the Family Clinic

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Address: Calle Gregorio Luperón, esquina Calle Gastón Fernando Deligne #168 (next to Iglesia Sagrado Corazón de Jesús), La Aviación, La Romana

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