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By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018

Minister Camelia-Römer: Government through SVB spends too much on private medical specialists

WILLEMSTAD - Minister of Health Suzanne Camelia-Römer explained in parliament recently that according to her, the reimbursement of medical specialists has grown unevenly. Currently, half of the total number of More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

SVB checks whether pensioners are still alive

WILLEMSTAD - The Social Insurance Bank (SVB) starts an investigation to see if pensioners with an AOV benefit (general pension) are still alive. The elderly are invited by letter to the SVB. This happens on the More...

Blood donor
By Edition On Thursday, June 14th, 2018

No trade in blood, says Health Inspection

WILLEMSTAD - There are no indications that the Blood Bank has commercial interests in the trade in blood. This is according to the Inspectorate for Public Health. The organization responds to the accusation of a More...

By Edition On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Legislative proposal to let employers pay more days for sick employees

WILLEMSTAD - It is possible that employers will soon have to pay not for 2 sick days, but six. This is according to the Director of the Social Insurance Bank (SVB) Philip Martis. The insurance bank is struggling More...

By Edition On Saturday, May 5th, 2018

Case against former Minister of Public Health set for July 5 and 6

WILLEMSTAD - The case against former Minister of Public Health Jacintha Constancia will start on June 5 and 6 this year. Together with three others, the MFK member is suspected of fraud, embezzlement, forgery and More...

By Edition On Thursday, August 17th, 2017

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

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...

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

Pensioners get 2.3% increase

WILLEMSTAD - People with a pension will see an increase in their income this year. This also applies to widows and orphans. More than 21 thousand people who are entitled to a pension will see an increase in their More...

Plaza Hotel
By Edition On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

There is interest for Plaza Hotel

WILLEMSTAD - Outgoing Minister of Economic Development, Eugene Rhuggenaath, hopes that the sale of the Plaza Hotel located in downtown Punda can take place as soon as possible. Recently it was announced that there More...

Curacao hospital
By Edition On Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Hospital still faces a shortage of material

WILLEMSTAD - The situation at the St. Elisabeth Hospital is still difficult. Medical Director Franke Scheper says that there is only a marginal stock of material, which means that many planned operations are still More...