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Sint Elizabeth Hospital
By Edition On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Dr. Berry suspended after patient’s death

WILLEMSTAD - The suspension of medical specialist Michel Berry is the result of poor patient care which resulted in the death of one of his patients The incident happened about three weeks at the SEHOS Hospital. More...

san vicente
By Edition On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Four of the top Latin American hospitals on the island to give information (part 1)

WILLEMSTAD – Four of Medellin’s clinics are currently on the island to give presentations to various health care organizations in Curaçao about their services. The four clinics are San Vicente Fundacion, Clinica More...

By Edition On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Cordoba: “We must prepare for new local doctors”

WILLEMSTAD – According to the political leader of the ruling party Pueblo Soberano (PS), Jaime Cordoba, this year the first special group of students who attended college in Costa Rica will complete their studies. More...

medical tourism
By Edition On Monday, October 26th, 2015

CMU Mobile Health Clinic

WILLEMSTAD - This coming Saturday, October 31st 2015 the students of Caribbean Medical University will be organizing the next CMU Mobile Health Clinic for the general public at SAMBIL SHOPPING MALL from 9:00AM to More...

Sint Elizabeth Hospital
By Edition On Monday, October 26th, 2015

Medical specialist shortage in Curaçao? An Opinion

Over the course of the last three months, since I opened my business in Curaao in June, every morning I look at Curacaoan newspapers just to get a glimpse of what's happening every day on the island and be aware More...

By Edition On Monday, October 5th, 2015

Health care in serious trouble

WILLEMSTAD – It requires more money to keep the health care in Curaçao at a high level. Quality has a price. This is according to the Association of Medical Specialists Curaçao (VMSC). Secondary care is in serious More...

By Edition On Monday, September 21st, 2015

Opposition wants debate on health care

WILLEMSTAD – The opposition parties in parliament have all requested a public debate on the health care system here in Curaçao. In a letter to the President of Parliament, PAR, MAN and Independent MP, Omayrla More...

Sint Elizabeth Hospital
By Edition On Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Curaçao four times more dialysis patients than the Netherlands

WILLEMSTAD - In Curacao there are four times more people on dialysis than in the Netherlands. That says the Public Health Institute of Curaçao. 168 for every 100 thousand inhabitants are undergoing dialysis here, More...

Taams Clinic
By Edition On Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Fifty Taams employees will probably be dismissed

WILLEMSTAD – About 50 of the 152 employees employed at the private clinic Taams will probably be dismissed. This is according to the management of the embattled health care institution. The clinic will have to More...

Saint Elizabeth Hospital
By Edition On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Capacity problems Intensive Care

WILLEMSTAD - There are too many patients in the St. Elisabeth Hospital for the available facilities and staff in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). This is according to the medical director of the hospital, Dr. Cai More...