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St. Maarten Judge Delivers “Verdict” On Caribbean Hospital

Retired St. Maarten Judge Reuben Essed has received a lifesaving pacemaker for his heart in the Cayman Islands. Judge Essed, one of an increasing number of patients from St. Maarten to receive tertiary care at Health City Cayman Islands, has […]

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New Hospital for St Maarten

CAY HILL--The new general hospital for St. Maarten will be much larger than the current facility and will be equipped with the amenities of a modern medical institution

St. Maarten – Second Confirmed Case of Zika

On Sunday, February 21st, 2016 the second case of Zika was confirmed on Sint Maarten. This case involves a Dutch Tourist from Netherlands who arrived on SXM on

St. Maarten – Pink Phit and Phabulous Walkathon a success

Over 350 participated in this year’s Pink PHIT Phabulous walkathon that started at Divico and ended at the Sonesta Great bay Parking lot. Participants included groups from

HCC fights Cancer with Advocacy

The Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) in partnership with the Sint. Maarten Ministry of Public Health Social Development And Labour - Collective Prevention Services, for members of various Caribbean

US and UK monitoring chikungunya cases in returning vacationers

Holiday makers returning to the UK and US are keeping their respective public health agencies on their toes. According to Public Health England, the UK is monitoring almost 200

8 000 cases of chikungunya hit Curacao, 1000 cases each week expected

Known for its tourism product, the Dutch island of Curacao has reported that the island has suffered around 8000 cases of chikungunya as the epidemic rages through the

UK Daily mail says UK visitors being hit with CHIKV

British tourists may very well avoid visiting the Caribbean this year. There may be no Santa on the sand and beach parties and fireworks for some British tourists if

Centre profiles chickungunya diseases and the threat to Europe

The surge of chikungunya cases in the Caribbean region is making ripples in Europe, and the disease could become a bigger threat there if it gains a firmer

Fifteen countries confirm chikungunya disease

Fifteen countries have confirmed the presence of chikungunya disease and these include Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Martinique, St

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