Doctor launches scholarship programs for students interested in studying medicine

The new daily, Santo Domingo. Dr Ruben Peralta announced on Saturday the opening of scholarship programs for low-income Dominican students interested in studying medicine at one of England’s ten most prestigious universities and medical colleges.

According to a press release, the first part of this academic project, estimated at about 300 million R$, was designed in part by Peralta.

Its mission is to train professionals in the field of health sciences so that they can, upon completion of their studies abroad, contribute to the transformation of the national health system in a more efficient and sustainable manner through their professional contributions.

“It is time for our citizens to have a universal basic health service in order to reduce inequality in access to quality health services for all Dominicans regardless of their socioeconomic status, religious beliefs, political affiliation or color.” the doctor.

“On behalf of the Global Education Fund, Mr. Mohamed Salih Ghorab, Professor Dr. Ruben Peralta and our Ruben Peralta Foundation are committed to advancing and advancing the education and training of leaders in the health sciences and global health. I am pleased to announce our first 2022 initiative in the service of our citizens and the people of the Dominican Republic.”

He pointed out that many academic institutions in the country are actively cooperating in the pre-selection of students, through an academic evaluation program that includes attitude and psychological tests, as well as interviews and obtaining the consent of their parents or guardians.

The communication highlights that selected students, who must be proficient in English, will enjoy full scholarships (full scholarships).

“Students and family members will feel mentally and emotionally at peace, as well as having support channels designed so that they can make the most of the opportunity to intern at leading institutions in the field of medical sciences without the bureaucratic and economic distractions around the world: completely free,” he says.

Peralta reiterated that the scholarship programs of the Educational Fund, bearing his name and the name of many of his patients, would be full coverage and flexibly designed, taking into account adaptation difficulties and cultural differences, and stressed that there would be no concern. Or an economic distraction for selected students.

Among the institutions that are part of the selection committee: Pedro Henríquez Ureña National University (UNPHU) and Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD).

The program will be accredited by the Ministry of Education of the Dominican Republic (MINERD) and the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (MESCYT).

The best medical schools in the UK are Oxford University, University of Cambridge, University College London (UCL), Imperial College London, King’s College London, University of Edinburgh, School of Health and Tropical Medicine, University of Manchester, University of Glasgow. and Queen Mary University of London.

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