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hospital
By Edition On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Half of budget health care goes to medicines, specialists, laboratories and international medical services

WILLEMSTAD - Half of the healthcare budget in Curaçao is allocated for medicines, specialists, laboratories and international medical services meaning when a patient goes abroad for healthcare. 20 cents of each More...

HIV-virus-AIDS
By Edition On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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The number of HIV patients on Curaçao is rising

WILLEMSTAD - The number of HIV patients in Curaçao continues to increase. Patients are also increasingly younger. That's what Cura + said in several interviews with the media. According to the care providers, the More...

pollution refinery
By Edition On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Difference in health between people ‘Poor Neighborhoods’ and general health

WILLEMSTAD - The health, the lifestyle and the use of the healthcare facilities of the residents of the poor neighborhoods, areas where relatively many people live in poverty, is slightly less favorable than for More...

HNO_Erasmus
By Edition On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
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New Hospital Otrabanda signs collaboration agreement with Erasmus MC

WILLEMSTAD - Hospital Nobo Otrobanda Transition and Exploitation N.V. (HNO TE), the new hospital and the University Hospital in Rotterdam, Erasmus Medical Center (Erasmus MC), signed a letter of intent which should More...

Blokhuis
By Edition On Friday, June 22nd, 2018
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Care and prevention themes of Undersecretary Blokhuis’ visit

Undersecretary of Public Health, Welfare and Sport Paul Blokhuis. THE HAGUE - Dutch Undersecretary of Public Health, Welfare and Sport Paul Blokhuis will visit a number of care facilities in Saba, St. Eustatius More...

white yellow cross academy
By Edition On Monday, June 4th, 2018
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White Yellow Cross Academy is now a fact

WILLEMSTAD - As of June 2018, the White Yellow Cross Academy of the White Yellow Cross Foundation for Home Care "Princess Margriet" will officially start training on wound care and administer medication. On 29 March More...

hospital
By Edition On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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“A lot of unrest among patients. There is need for an organization that takes this seriously”

WILLEMSTAD - Every day, patients express their dissatisfaction with doctors and specialists in Curaçao. This situation must receive rapid attention, says health and safety specialist Arthur Nivillac. In the meantime, More...

hospital
By Edition On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Hospital: “Surgeon may only perform surgeries under supervision”

WILLEMSTAD - Medical director Franke Scheper of the Saint Elizabeth Hospital (SEHOS) confirms that one of the surgeons in the hospital has not been allowed to perform surgeries since Saturday, January 13. The Board More...

dialysis
By Edition On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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For now, no dialysis center at Advent Hospital

WILLEMSTAD - There is currently no dialysis center at the Advent Hospital at Damacor. The Public Health Inspectorate has taken action. The care and safety of patients are not in order. A dialysis center is for patients More...

hospital
By Edition On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Tight budget hospital cause for high costs medical treatment abroad

WILLEMSTAD - According to the chairman of the Association of Medical Specialists Curaçao, Alexander Saleh, the drastic increase in costs for medical treatment abroad is due to the enormous tight budget of the St. More...