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Sharp increase in dengue cases confirmed in August

PHILIPSBURG–The number of confirmed dengue fever cases continued to increase “significantly.” Figures released Sunday show that the number of confirmed cases in August alone was 66. The Health Ministry’s Section General Public Health (SGPH) said the number of cases from […]

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‘Govt. not to be blamed for closing of Medical School’

ST. EUSTATIUS--Commissioner Reginald Zaandam said apartment owners and others who invested financially to cater to students and staff at University of St. Eustatius School of Medicine put the

PAHO Consultant Assesses Quality of HIV Laboratory Services.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Last week, Valarie Wilson, a consultant who was sent on behalf of PAHO from the Caribbean Medical Labs Foundation located in Trinidad visited St. Maarten in order

Haitian physicians to hold annual convention in St Maarten

PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten -- The Association of Haitian Physicians Abroad (AMHE) will hold its 40th annual convention on the island of St Maarten, July 21-28, 2013. This convention

One case of HFMD reported on island

PHILIPSBURG--A case of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) has been recorded in St. Maarten via the Health Ministry's Collective Prevention Services (CPS) disease surveillance system with family

Regional cervical cancer e-petition launched here

PHILIPSBURG--KeLaHa Projects launched a cervical cancer e-petition on Tuesday, urging Heads of Government in the Caribbean to increase women's access to affordable cervical cancer screening. The regional e-petition was

St. Maarten delegation seeks support for soft loan to SMMC

THE HAGUE--The St. Maarten delegation has asked The Netherlands for support to realise a soft loan of NAf. 30 million to expand and upgrade St. Maarten Medical Center

Minister: 6 months term for health care decisions

THE HAGUE--From now on decisions affecting health care insurance on the Dutch public entities Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba will be announced half a year before they go

New regional public health agency started operations January 1

By  Roddy Heyliger GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour Hon. Cornelius de Weever says he welcomes the news of the

Dr. Scot Leaves SMMC as of December 31, 2012.

The Supervisory Council (SC) of the St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) has as an important goal to strengthen the organizational structure of our institution, so that we could

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