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By Edition On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

New hospital goes according to plan

WILLEMSTAD - The construction of the new hospital is going according to the schedule and will continue without any further. This was the promise of the new Minister of Public Health, Nature and Environment Sisline More...

Ronald McDonald House
By Edition On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

New hospital gets Ronald McDonald House

WILLEMSTAD - The Ronald McDonald House will still be part of the new hospital. The outgoing Minister of Public Health Zita Jesus-Leito agreed with this proposition to include the Ronald McDonald House into the More...

Bob Pinedoe
By Edition On Monday, January 16th, 2017

Fundashon Prevenshon gets this year 1.9 million in subsidy

WILLEMSTAD – The Fundashon Prevenshon has been saved for now. The foundation for early preventive detection examination for breast and cervical cancer gets from the government 1.9 million guilders in subsidy this More...

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...

Curacao Carnival
By Edition On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Information evening on January 12 for leaders of Carnival Groups

WILLEMSTAD - An information meeting will be held on January 12 for the leaders of carnival groups and the drivers of the trucks. During this meeting, the organizers of the Carnival activities will give information More...

By Edition On Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Public Health Department considering action against mosquitos

WILLEMSTAD – The Ministry of Public Health, Environment and Nature is considering whether action should be taken against mosquitos. This is according to the sector director Joe Alcala. Because of the heavy rainfall More...

By Edition On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Promoting Caribbean tourism and health in a global market

LONDON - The Caribbean as a tourist destination took centre stage at the World Travel Market, the largest gathering of global tourism stakeholders. Highlighting the work of its tourism and health programme, the More...

By Edition On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Measures against chikungunya came too late

WILLEMSTAD - At the end of July 2014, the month in which the first chikungunya case was confirmed, there were hardly any measures taken against the virus. This is evident from the report by the General Auditor Curaçao More...

Izzy Gerstenbluth
By Edition On Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
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This year 820 registered cases of Zika virus

WILLEMSTAD - After the first case of Zika Curaçao was diagnosed in January, the number of confirmed cases has so far risen to 820. This has epidemiologist Izzy Gerstenbluth said recently at a press conference. In More...

oil refinery
By Edition On Monday, October 31st, 2016

Public Health will inspect Schottegat Area

WILLEMSTAD - All the companies in the Schottegat area will still be inspected this year on the emission of polluting and harmful substances. This was announced by the Ministry of Public Health. Among those companies More...