• Community Health

Veron Health Clinic

In 2006, the Puntacana Foundation led the rehabilitation and reopening of the Verón Rural Health Clinic in collaboration with the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM), the Appalachian College of Pharmacy and the Ministry of Public Health of the Republic Dominican. Today this public health center has become a benchmark in the Punta Cana region, providing care to an average of 150 patients per day, while offering consultations for the prevention of diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria and dengue, treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, vaccines, HIV-AIDS program, emergency care, pharmacy, laboratory tests, as well as prenatal care and gynecological care.


Oscar de la Renta Pediatric Center

In 2017, the Fundación Grupo Puntacana opened the Oscar de la Renta Pediatric Center, providing primary health care to more than 15,000 disadvantaged children from the local communities of Veron and Punta Cana. The project is a collaboration with the Virginia College Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM), the Ministry of Public Health and the National Health Service of the Dominican Republic and the Akron Children Hospital. The Center is named for Grupo Puntacana partner and renowned fashion designer, Oscar de la Renta.

Medical Missions

Beginning in 2006, the foundation has carried out more than 6 medical missions per year. The medical missions seek to improve the health and well-being of the underprivileged residents of the La Altagracia province. Patients receive free medicine and health care in the areas of dermatology, ophthalmology, audiology and dental care. The missions are led by a group of associated entities: The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM), the Institute of Visual Sciences (INCIVI), the Doctor Cedano Clinic, Archangel Global Health, Starkey Hearing Foundation, among others.


Punta Cana Center for Child Diversity (CEDI)

Located in the community of Verón, this center was inaugurated in 2019 and provides a comprehensive space for the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of several prominent disabilities impacting boys and girls up to 12-year-old: down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy and attention deficit disorder:

  • Trabajo Social.
  • Pediatría y Nutrición
  • Evaluaciones psicológicas
  • Evaluación por Atención Temprana
  • Pruebas Psicométricas.
  • Psiquiatría
  • Neuropsicología
  • Terapia Familiar
  • Terapia Grupal.
  • Terapia Conductual.
  • Terapia de Atención Temprana.
  • Terapia del Lenguaje
  • Fisiatría y Rehabilitación Física

Center for the Fight Against Blindness

In 2018, the Foundation began the construction of the Center for the Fight Against Blindness in Punta Cana. The project is a collaboration with the INCIVI Foundation and Dr. Zato. The fundamental mission of this center is to reduce blindness in the eastern part of our country and at the same time improve the visual health of Dominicans and foreigners who visit us