Tag archive for ‘CPS’
By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

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...

By Desk Editor On Sunday, June 17th, 2018

CPS Men’s Health 2018: Living a healthier and more active lives

GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — The lack of physical activity is seen as a health threat. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around the world, not enough people are active; one in More...

By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 7th, 2018

CPS calls on parents and guardians to take preventive measures against scabies

GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — The Collective Preventive Services (CPS), a department within the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA), seeks to share information More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, January 18th, 2018

CPS advises persons at risk to get their flu vaccine

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Influenza, better known as the flu, is a highly contagious viral infection. Unlike the common cold, influenza can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications such More...

By The Publisher On Monday, January 15th, 2018

Yellow Fever: PAHO urges Member States to remain vigilant

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization (WHO) in its recent epidemiological report about yellow fever in the Americas, encourages Member States to More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

CPS in collaboration with several Pharmacies recognize World Diabetes Day

GREAT BAY – November 14 marked World Diabetes Day (WDD) and the Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, along with the Diabetes Foundation More...