CPS on World TB Day: Unite to End Tuberculosis

. GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Worldwide, Tuberculosis (TB) along with HIV is the leading causes of death among infectious diseases.  Each year 1.4...

CPS calls on community to be observant for chicken pox

  GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a public health agency of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and...

La Saint Martinoise female race 2017 edition

  SAINT MARTIN - On Saturday, March 11, the 5th edition of La Saint Martinoise, 100% female running and walk race, will be held, which...

Rights & Obligations of ZV insured explained at Info Session

  PHILIPSBURG - Social & Health Insurances SZV hosted a well-attended information session explaining the rights and obligations of the Sickness Insurance Ordinance (ZV), Thursday...

New hope for dialysis patients at SMMC

  CAY HILL - New transatlantic transplant collaboration between Amsterdam hospital and the St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) has led to a historic change for...

Consuming a healthy diet in 2017. Make a healthy weight and nutrition a priority

  GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Consuming a healthy diet throughout the life course helps prevent malnutrition in all its forms as well as...

Yellow Fever: PAHO urges Member States to remain vigilant. CPS monitoring

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reported in a recent epidemiological report about yellow fever in the Americas,...

NHI stakeholder Sensitization Sessions start next week

  PHILIPSBURG - The Ministry of VSA is currently in the process of organizing a stakeholders sensitization session on National Health Insurance (NHI). The sessions begin...

CPS: For the holiday season, prepare diabetic friendly holiday dinners for love ones

  GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic metabolic disease characterized by elevated blood glucose (hyperglycemia). It is associated with an absolute...

CPS is Monitoring Strain of Avian Flu Circulating in Mainland Europe

  GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – A strain of Avian Flu, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (H5N8) is circulating in mainland Europe. Since November 3, cases...

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