Drawings, paintings and owls – his favorite animal – flourish in the office of Dr Elena Corbeanu. “We love it, that’s how it is,” laughs Antoinette Blandin, 76, patient and above all former mayor who recruited, with the team of the single-purpose intermunicipal union of Châtillonnais, the precious Romanian doctor. For the village of Villaines-en-Duesmois, having a doctor of one’s own is precious. Especially since the recruitment was not easy.
“The predecessor of the Dr Corbeanu searched for two years. That’s why we went to post an ad in a medical journal in Romania. She really fell from the sky at a time when we desperately needed a doctor. “Without this link, the inhabitants would have to go 20 kilometers away, to Montbard, Venarey or Châtillon.
The Dr Corbeanu is this country doctor, as we found before, who travels if necessary, who does not count his hours and knows his patients by heart. Arrival in…