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By Edition On Friday, June 19th, 2015

Judge: “Construction new hospital may be continued”

WILLEMSTAD – The construction of Hospital Nobo Otrobanda (HNO), the new hospital, may continue. That is what the court decided today. The construction was delayed by a lawsuit filed against the Ministry of Communications, More...

Hospital hallway
By Edition On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

CT-scan Sehos is operational again

WILLEMSTAD - The CAT scan of the St. Elisabeth Hospital (Sehos) is operational again. This is according to the Board of Directors of the hospital. The device was out of order for about three weeks due to technical More...

By Edition On Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Juliao is first ventilation practitioner in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - JourMaine Juliao is the first Ventilation Practitioner on our island. Juliao has completed his training and has been working in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the St. Elisabeth Hospital in Otrabanda. More...

Sint Elizabeth Hospital
By Edition On Monday, October 6th, 2014

Curaçao needs medical specialists

WILLEMSTAD – There is a great shortage of medical specialists on the island. According to a report of the Ministry of Public Health, there are already 24 vacancies for medical medical specialists. This problem More...

New hospital
By Edition On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

‘Quality’ and ‘Central Direction’ priorities in health care

WILLEMSTAD - The health care sector of the island is going to unite. The main reason for this is the construction of the new hospital in Otrabanda. Choosing for quality and central direction are the two most important More...

new hospital
By Edition On Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Section old hospital to be demolished for new hospital

WILLEMSTAD - For the construction of the new hospital, Hospital Nobo Otrabanda (HNO), a section of the SEHOS will also be demolished. This is the reason why the hospital (SEHOS0 will apply for the necessary demolition More...

Tax Inspectorate
By Edition On Monday, May 19th, 2014

Tax Collector: “The salary of 80.000 insured citizens will be seized”

WILLEMSTAD - The payment of the nominal premium of the general health insurance is a fiasco. Debt collectors of the Tax Department will seize the salaries of more than 80,000 people. Alfonso Trona, Tax Collector More...

By Edition On Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Serious risk of Chikungunya virus in Curacao

WILLEMSTAD - The chances of chikungunya virus in Curacao is now growing as the virus is becoming more common in neighboring countries. This is according to entomologist Gisette Seferina. She is not recommending More...

New hospital
By Edition On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

VMSC has some doubts about new hospital Otrabanda

WILLEMSTAD - The Association of Medical Specialists Curacao (VMSC) is very pleased that the construction of a new hospital seems to be in sight. Nonetheless, the VMSC places some comments on the whole process to More...

svb building
By Edition On Monday, December 16th, 2013

Stricter rules for pharmacists

WILLEMSTAD – Starting January 1, 2014, the public insurer, the Social Insurance Bank (SVB), will intensity its inspection on the invoices sent by the pharmacists. If a (family) doctor has not completely filled More...