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Partners for Rural Health in the Dominican Republic

Founded in 1995

Mission: To offer transformative learning opportunities for future healthcare leaders in Maine and beyond through working closely with underserved communities to improve health in the Dominican Republic. Building connections. Changing lives. Fostering leadership.

Vision: Powerful global health experience for students and volunteers. Consistent, quality health care and strong partnerships in Dominican communities.

Organization Type

  • Nonprofit Organization or Foundation

Medical Focus

  • Primary Care

Focus Areas

  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Non-Communicable Disease
  • Patient and Community Education
  • Water Sanitation Hygiene

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Contact Details

Contact Name: Janet Ilott, MD

Role/Title/Position: Program Coordinator


Telephone: 2074322645


PO Box 1742, Portland, ME US
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