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hospital
By Edition On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Sections of the new hospital to be delivered this month

WILLEMSTAD - This month the first part of Hospital Nobo Otrobanda (HNO) will be delivered. This involves four departments of which the construction, including the electricity cables and water pipes, have been fully More...

polio
By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Countries of the Americas seek to keep region free of polio

GUATEMALA CITY - The region of the Americas registered its last case of poliomyelitis in 1991, and in 1994 was the first in the world to receive certification from the World Health Organization (WHO) as free of More...

test
By Edition On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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New 10mn cancer test

Researchers from the university of Queensland in Australia have developed a 10-minute test that can detect the presence of cancer cells anywhere in the human body by discovering a unique DNA structure that appears More...

AIDS
By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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PAHO urges testing as the first step towards preventing HIV and halting the AIDS epidemic

Knowing HIV status is vital to accessing prevention, treatment, ensuring follow-up, protecting future partners and avoiding new HIV infections. 1 in 4 people with the virus in Latin America and the Caribbean do More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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PAHO launches campaign to prevent cervical cancer

In the Americas, more than 34,000 women die each year from this disease, which can be prevented through vaccination, screening, and treatment of precancerous lesions. WASHINGTON - The Pan American Health Organization More...

malnutrition
By Edition On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Only acting together can we stop the rise in malnutrition

SANTIAGO -  The number of undernourished people increased for the third consecutive year in Latin America and the Caribbean. It has exceeded 39 million people. In addition, almost one in four adults is obese, while More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 16th, 2018
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Prevention of diabetes is necessary

WILLEMSTAD - In connection with World Diabetes Day on 14 November, a national dialogue on diabetes took place in the auditorium of the University of Curaçao last night. Six panel members from the healthcare sector More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 16th, 2018
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Laughing therapy

Let’s start the day with laughter, and end it up with humor, this may help you feel better about yourself and the world around you. It is called laughing therapy, only few minutes of humor can keep the mind and More...

adventist hospital
By Edition On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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Dr. Edwards gives his side of the story in case against Advent Hospital

WILLEMSTAD - In a conversation with Curaçao Chronicle, Dr. Charles Edwards indicated that the previous information the reporters received in reference to him doing a number of Cesarean Sections that were prohibited More...

medical
By Edition On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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CMU Mobile Health Event 10-11-2018

WILLEMSTAD - This coming Saturday November 10th, 2018 the students of Caribbean Medical University (CMU) will be organizing the next CMU Mobile Health Event at Cost-U-Less. The time will be from 10:00AM to 2:00PM. More...