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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...

giselle-mcwilliam
By Edition On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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McWilliam: Costs medical treatment abroad too high

WILLEMSTAD - The costs of medical treatments abroad is too high. This is according to the Member of Parliament for MAN, Giselle McWilliam. This is her conclusion after an analysis of the core date of the Social More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Over 41 million for medical treatments abroad

WILLEMSTAD - The Social Insurance Bank (SVB) has issued more than 41 million guilders for medical treatments abroad in 2016. That is 8 million guilders more compared to 2015. This is based on the financial report More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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New World Bank report calls for increased health budget and better spending to save lives in Haiti

In Haiti, public spending on healthcare per capita is us$13 per year, which is below the average and substantially lower than the average in neighboring countries. PORT-AU-PRINCE - A new report issued yesterday More...

procolombia
By Edition On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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Colombia as guest during medical conference

WILLEMSTAD - Representatives of six hospitals from Colombia are on the island for a conference on preventive health care. They mainly look at diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease. Colombia is one of the More...

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

Jaime-Cordoba
By Edition On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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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...