In contrast, the Centre du Medicale is heaving with patients, busy receptionists, nurses and technicians. Its paediatric wing is bright with cartoon cut-outs. Snack food vendors do a thriving trade in the many lounges packed with people waiting to see one of the five highly skilled doctors on the roster.
\”My practice was not affected by the quake, even though the Cubans offer free cataract surgery, and so do the Venezuelans,\” explains Reginald Taverner, the centre\’s eye surgeon. He says his patients pay for his 25 years of experience and sophisticated equipment. via | theguardian.com.