CPS: Prevent Drowning this School Holiday Season

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GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department in the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA), is advising parents and guardians to be vigilant when their children are at the beach swimming or at the swimming pool during the school holiday season. Drowning is the third More...

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By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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CPS: Stay cool and hydrated as extremely hot weather can cause illness

GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — Heatwaves are among the most dangerous of natural hazards that have a significant impact on society, Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department in the Ministry More...

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By Desk Editor On Monday, July 9th, 2018
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CPS Advises: Ensure your Vaccination Status is Up-to-Date for Summer Vacation Travel Abroad

GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Considering circulated news about various infectious and vaccine preventable diseases internationally and regionally, citizens are requested to take preventive actions. There More...

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By Desk Editor On Monday, July 9th, 2018
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Recall of Valsartan containing drugs

The Inspectorate of Public Health, Social Development and Labor informs the public that there is a recall for a number of blood pressure medications containing the active ingredient valsartan. Valsartan is off-patent More...

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By Desk Editor On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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Nurses attended International Caribbean Nursing Conference

CAYHILL — SMMC nurses recently attended the international Caribbean nursing conference held on Aruba. The event took place from June 8th to 9th at Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino. The conference More...

Head Dutch Representative of Holland Mr. Chris Johnson, Minister Lee & State Secretary Mr.Blokhuis
By Desk Editor On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Lee signs collaboration agreement to improve public health within the Kingdom

Minister of VSA, Emil Lee returns to Sint Maarten from Curacao with confidence in the working relationship between the Netherlands, Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten towards strengthening health care within the More...

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By Desk Editor On Friday, June 29th, 2018
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Whatever happened to the good old natural nails?

By Shola Blessing “Mi amour, let me do your nails today, it will look very good on you” my hairstylist said as she tried to cajole me once again to fix artificial nails on my fingers but for the umpteenth time More...

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By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 28th, 2018
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Dutch State Secretary Visits the SMMC

On Wednesday, June 27th, the St. Maarten Medical Center received a visit from the State Secretary of the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports, Mr. Paul Blokhuis. Mr. Blokhuis and his team of representatives More...

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By Desk Editor On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Recall of Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal

The Inspectorate of Public Health, Social Development and Labor informs that Kellogg’s company in the United States has issued a recall for Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereals. This recall has been issued following More...

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By Desk Editor On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Mental Health Foundation and the Safe Haven Foundationin a joint effort

On Thursday 14th June 2018, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Mental Health Foundation and the Safe Haven Foundation in a joint effort to start a joint relationship with the objective to strengthen More...