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Tag archive for ‘Public Health’
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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A multi-million dollar sales pitch

By Hilbert Haar Finding the best possible solution in any situation requires first and foremost that you understand and acknowledge the problem. That’s why recovering alcoholics always begin their stories at AA-meetings More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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Therapy via the internet proposed as a solution for mental health care on St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — “Bringing mental health problems up for discussion is the best way to break the taboo surrounding mental illness,” says Fredericka Ford, CEO of Ethegrity Healthcare Consulting. Yesterday More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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Public Health vs Economic Health

We are of the opinion that we had this corona virus since November/December last year, long before the worldwide pandemic and lockdown. It is only now it is really rearing its ugly because of testing when people More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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Getting to a better place

By Hilbert Haar It always had to come to this. Protecting public health is an obvious priority to anybody with half a brain but what about protecting the economy? It is a horrendous dilemma. I recently saw a cartoon More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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A nightmare scenario

By Hilbert Haar For anybody who thought St. Maarten would be able to weather the corona-virus crisis on its own, José Jardim, the interim president of the Central Bank presented some sobering numbers during a press More...

By Desk Editor On Sunday, July 8th, 2018
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Fire Advisory: Residents living downwind from a warehouse fire in Cole Bay

Fire Advisory: Residents living downwind from a warehouse fire in Cole Bay requested to close windows and doors GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — The Sint Maarten Fire Department is requesting residents More...

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...

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...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 1st, 2018
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“After Irma we have more conflicts”

PHILIPSBURG – “Every dollar that is spent on conflict is money that is not spent on solutions,” Minister Emil Lee (Public Health, Social Development and Labor said on Friday morning at the mediation congress, More...

By Online Editor On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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13 Percent of SZV-insured do not have legal residency

GREAT BAY – There are currently 3,000 employees registered at SZV that do not have legal residency, Minister Emil Lee (Public Health, social development and labor) told the central committee of parliament yesterday More...





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