Court ruling hits income medical specialists in Curacao

WILLEMSTAD – Medical specialists in Curacao are subject to the national ordinance that regulates the top incomes of employees at government-related entities, the Court in First Instance ruled on June 14. This means that, after a transition period, medical specialists who are on the payroll of the Curacao Medical Center (CMC) cannot earn more More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, June 5th, 2023

STEFLOGIX enlightens homeowners about summertime pest health and property threats

~ World Pest Day Recognizes How the Pest Control Industry Preserves Public Health and Property ~ PHILIPSBURG — STEFLOGIX, a pest control company based in Philipsburg, has joined the National Pest Management More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, March 25th, 2023

Lottery booths: how the government facilitates gambling addiction

PHILIPSBURG — The Social Economic Council (SER) sent its advice about the placement of lottery booths in low income areas to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs on February 14. It is hampered by a lack of data. More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, February 25th, 2023

Breathless asks attention for sleep apnea

PHILIPSBURG — In December 2022, journalist Hilbert Haar was diagnosed with vascular dementia, or cognitive impairment. Main cause: years of sleep apnea, a disorder general practitioners seldom consider, mainly More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 25th, 2023

St. Maarten urgently needs a national dementia plan

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten currently has an estimated 600 citizens living with dementia and over the next couple of decades the situation is projected to get much worse. Alzheimer’s Disease International More...

By The Publisher On Monday, January 16th, 2023

St. Maarten embraces strategic development goals – with words

PHILIPSBURG — The United Nations has made good intentions its core business, or so it seems. Case in point is the twelve strategic development goals (SDG) it formulated during a conference in Rio de Janeiro More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 1st, 2023

Eva Lista-De Weever’s CPS named Organization of the Year

PHILIPSBURG — If there is one organization that deserves the spotlight for its performance in 2022 it is Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Services More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

Minister Ottley wants to make EHAS more effective

PHILIPSBURG — Starting on August 1, vaccinated travelers to St. Maarten will be able to get pre-approval for entering the country by using EHAS (Electronic Health Authorization System), Public Health Minister More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 9th, 2022

MP Angelique Romou congratulates Young St. Maartener Kyeisha Laurence on being the first from St. Maarten to be accepted to the Prestigious Harvard Medical School

PHILIPSBURG — MP Romou says it goes without saying how extremely proud and elated she is about hearing the news that a young St. Maartener namely Kyeisha Laurence has been accepted to the prestigious Harvard More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 11th, 2022

SMGH hospital construction delays due to international developments

CAY HILL — Due to international developments, St. Maarten General Hospital (SMGH) construction activities have slowed down over the recent weeks. As a lingering result of the pandemic, there have been delays More...