CPS starts 2nd Breastfeeding Photo Competition  

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – In connection with World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), Collective Prevention Service (CPS), a department in the Ministry of Public...

Resistance in Gonorrhoeae: PAHO calls for strengthened surveillance and laboratory diagnostics

  GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – In light of increasing reports of extended-spectrum cephalosporin resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World...

PAHO announces that the American Region marks 25-years Polio Free

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – This week (August 23) marked 25-years since the last case of wild poliovirus in the Region of the...

SMMC officially breaks ground for new hospital

  CAY HILL -- During a well-attended ceremony and in witness of the Governor of St. Maarten his Excellency Drs. Eugene Holiday, Deputy Prime Minister...

SMMC Ear, Nose and Throat specialist visits school to talk noise...

  SIMPSON BAY, Sint Maarten -- In what will be planned visits to various primary schools, Dr. Dick Wong Chung, one of the Ear, Nose...

SMMC holds ESMP public consultation round

  CAY HILL -- St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) held the recently announced public consultation round with regards to the draft Environmental and Social Management Plan...

SMMC specialists hosting Health Educational Lectures

  CAYHILL -- St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) will be hosting a series of academic lectures. The lectures will be held on two separate dates, Saturday...

World AIDS Day: Know Your Status, End AIDS

  GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – World AIDS Day is celebrated each year on December 1st. It provides an opportunity to raise awareness, educate...

Breastfeeding is the “Foundation of Life”

  GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) an executing department of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, the...

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