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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...

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By Edition On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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List of alternative medicines

WILLEMSTAD - There will be an official list of alternative medicines that must be introduced. That list is currently being discussed with the relevant authorities. This is according to Serving Keli, Director of More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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More attention for alternative medicines

WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Public Health Suzanne Camelia-Römer wants to introduce alternative medicines on the island. She said this during a press conference this week. The Minister wants to focus more on wellness More...

Advent
By Edition On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Advent Hospital gets a fine of 20 thousand guilders

WILLEMSTAD - The Advent Hospital has received a fine of 20 thousand guilders. According to sources, the internist Nagy Bakir has treated patients independently, while he was not allowed to do so because of an instruction More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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Illegal waste dumping at Hato caught red-handed

WILLEMSTAD - The police caught an illegal waste dumping in the act yesterday after an anonymous tip. A truck with the name of a German transport company was signaled in the vicinity of Hato. The X-team seized the More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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X-Team in action

WILLEMSTAD - X-Team has held successful campaigns in Curaçao today, Friday 4 May 2018. The team has visited several clandestine garages and issued 4 fines for dumping waste on a site and placing car wrecks on public More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Joint approach to domestic and relational violence

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao will deal with domestic and relational violence. Four ministries have drawn up a national plan. Special attention is paid to the protection of children against physical violence and sexual More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Curaçao in the grip of the flu

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao is in the grip of the flu. More and more people are reporting sick. According to the Public Health Department, the flu is accompanied by headache, fever, vomiting and diarrhea. The flu starts More...

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By Edition On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Dutch Defense continues to measure air quality in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The GGD Amsterdam (Public Health Department) continues to measure air quality in, for example, Julianadorp in Curaçao, where many Defense personnel live. This is because of the concern that exists More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Camelia-Römer: “Now we see more structure at SEHOS”

WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Public Health, Environment and Nature, Suzanne Camelia-Römer explained that the management of the SEHOS Hospital requested financial assistance from the government to continue operating More...