Tag archive for ‘health’
By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

NAGICO Branch Office to reopen on Wednesday following Government’s announcement of Reopening Plan

PHILIPSBURG — NAGICO Insurances will reopen to the public as of Wednesday; May 13, following the announcement by the Prime Minister and Head of EOC, Silveria Jacobs on Sunday, of government’s plan to More...

By Online Editor On Thursday, November 21st, 2019

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...

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 Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

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...

By Desk Editor On Friday, June 29th, 2018

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...

By Desk Editor On Monday, June 18th, 2018

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...

By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 14th, 2018

CPS: Get vaccinated against measles and rubella if travelling to the World Cup

GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) is calling on those who plan to travel to the 2018 FIFA World Cup during the next four weeks to ensure that the are up-to-date More...

By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Save Lives Clean Your Hands

GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — According to the World Health Organization (WHO), health care-associated infections, infections acquired during delivery of health care, are common and are a risk factor 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 Tuesday, October 11th, 2016


We hear a lot about awareness these days but how many people are really walking the talk? Like many other communities, St. Maarten is rife with citizens suffering from obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure. More...