Lee gives an update on INSO

Minister Emil Lee - File Photo by Roland Bryson

POND ISLAND — The project team for the new St. Maarten General Hospital continues to work on the execution of the Hospital construction project. “We maintain a close and positive contact with the three Extraordinary Commissioners managing the financial restructuring of INSO and its parent company Condotte. Based on correspondence between More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Financial Safeguards in place for the new St. Maarten General Hospital

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) has been notified by Italian construction company INSO that its parent company, Condotte d’Acqua (Condotte) has filed for Extraordinary Administration, which More...

SMMC Group Photo Groundbreaking for construction new general hospital
By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

SMMC officially breaks ground for new hospital

CAY HILL — During a well-attended ceremony and in witness of the Governor of St. Maarten his Excellency Drs. Eugene Holiday, Deputy Prime Minister Wycliffe Smith, Minister of VSA Emil Lee and the Council More...

Dr Luc Mercelina presentation SMMC diabetes
By The Publisher On Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

Diabetes disease extremely high on the island

PHILIPSBURG—“At least 15% of the population of the island are suffering with diabetes,” said Member of Parliament and surgeon Dr. Luc Mercelina during his lecture at the St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 26th, 2018

SMMC receives building permit for new hospital

CAY HILL — St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) is elated to announce that it has officially received the building permit for the construction of the new hospital for which a groundbreaking ceremony is planned More...

SMMC front entrance
By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

SMMC invites companies to pre-register for public tenders

CAY HILL —  St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) is inviting companies to pre-register for World Bank funded projects that will be up for public tenders and will be published shortly via SMMC’s website. SMMC More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, November 9th, 2018

Asthma patient sounds the alarm over lack of proper medication

~ Minister Lee says asthma medication Ventolin is not covered by SZV ~ PHILIPSBURG – An asthma patient has sounded the alarm over the lack of proper medication in St. Maarten, warning that the situation on More...

Minister Emil Lee at Dump testing site with VROMI Minister
By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Minister Emil Lee addresses comments on dump fire testing results

POND ISLAND — In the Council of Ministers press briefing of Wednesday, November 7th, Minister of Public Health, Emil Lee, addressed the recent comments made in the media pertaining to the emissions from the More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

Medical providers complain about payments

PHILIPSBURG — Doctors and Pharmacists have complained that they are not being paid on time for services rendered to the patients who carry the Social Insurance (SZV) cards. According to them, in some cases More...

Kids at Sea photo
By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

Kidz At Sea recent sponsor visit from Essilor Vision Foundation

PHILIPSBURG — On June 21st through 23rd, Kidz at Sea Foundation welcomed a team of Essilor of America employees and volunteer eye care professionals to St. Maarten to perform free eye exams to those in need. More...