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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...

By Edition On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

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...

By Edition On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

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...

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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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

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...

By Edition On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

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...

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By Edition On Monday, October 26th, 2015

CMU Mobile Health Clinic

WILLEMSTAD - This coming Saturday, October 31st 2015 the students of Caribbean Medical University will be organizing the next CMU Mobile Health Clinic for the general public at SAMBIL SHOPPING MALL from 9:00AM to More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 26th, 2015

Medical specialist shortage in Curaçao? An Opinion

Over the course of the last three months, since I opened my business in Curaao in June, every morning I look at Curacaoan newspapers just to get a glimpse of what's happening every day on the island and be aware More...

By Edition On Monday, October 5th, 2015

Health care in serious trouble

WILLEMSTAD – It requires more money to keep the health care in Curaçao at a high level. Quality has a price. This is according to the Association of Medical Specialists Curaçao (VMSC). Secondary care is in serious More...