On alert: St. Maarten taking precautions after China virus outbreak

Press Conferene Ministry Health Coronavirus - 20200125 JH

PHILIPBURG — Interim Minister of Public Health, Labour and Social Affairs (VSA) Pamela Gordon-Carty is confident in the St. Maarten surveillance system for the deadly Novel Coronavirus (nCoV). “There is no reason to panic. While the immediate risk of infection from the virus to the general public remains low, we are taking all precautions necessary.” More...

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Minister of Health Pamela Gordon Carty - Dr. Earl Best - Maria Henry (CPS)
By The Publisher On Saturday, January 25th, 2020
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CPS Closely Monitoring new flu respiratory virus 2019-nCoV

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department from the Sint Maarten Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, is closely monitoring international health More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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New hospital construction officially commences

Cay Hill – St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) has officially handed over the grounds where the construction will take place to INSO, the general contractor for the construction of the new St. Maarten General Hospital More...

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By Online Editor On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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St. Maarten Medical Center Hosts SYNERGY Conference

CAY HILL: St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) recently hosted a SYNERGY Conference, facilitated by their Quality and Safety Department, featuring Keynote Speaker, Dr. Eric Gertner, Associate Medical Director for More...

13th CCNHFI - Anguilla 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Former Minister of VSA Emil Lee keynote speaker at the 13th Caribbean Conference on National Health Financing Initiatives

THE VALLEY, ANGUILLA — Former Minister of Public Health, Labor and Social Development, Emil Lee, was invited to participate as a keynote speaker at the 13th Caribbean Conference on National Health More...

National Health Financing In The Spotlight On Anguilla - BearingPoint
By Online Editor On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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National Health Financing in the spotlight on Anguilla

~ BearingPoint sponsored 13th annual conference on health financing initiatives ~ BearingPoint Caribbean looks back on the successful 13th edition of the Caribbean Conference on National Health Financing Initiatives. More...

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By Online Editor On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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SMMC installs Micro-Grinder to process its medical waste

CAY HILL – St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) recently installed a Micro-Grinder, a medical waste processer, on its premises in order to safely treat its medical waste. The Micro-Grinder, a SterilWave 250, More...

FSM flyer 6 (nov 16,19) - Mental Health Foundation - Family Support Meeting
By Online Editor On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Mental Health Foundation organizes 6th Family Support Meeting

CAY HILL — Next Saturday, November 16th, the Mental Health Foundation organizes the sixth edition of the Family Support Meeting! Would you like to know more about mental health in general? Or do you have More...

Influenza Virus H1N1
By Online Editor On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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CPS advises persons at risk to take measures to prevent influenza

Influenza Virus H1N1 GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – It’s that time of the year when influenza, better known as the flu, becomes more predominant. Influenza is a highly contagious viral infection. Unlike More...

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By Online Editor On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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SMMC to host Sleep Apnea and Snoring Public Session

CAY HILL — On Friday, November 8th, 2019, St. Maarten Medical Center will host a public session on Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring at the University of St. Martin at starting 7:30 pm. The sessions will More...