Health Care Stakeholders Receive Training in Family Planning  Decision Making Tool

The nurses that received the training are from left to right Chantrelle Bonaparte; Suella Sanderson; Edward de Cuba; Suzianne Duzong-Davis; Ivanca Sterling; Shardina Blomont-Frederick and Lesa Mercurius. SMMC participants (not pictured) are Sheryl Carty-Fleming and Marie St. Cyr. The training was organised by Department head Dr. Virginia Asin (right, at the end) and coordinators Anousjka Yngard-Dompig and Deborah Martina-Granger (left, at the beginning). Photo: Courtesy of CPS/ Lionel Francisca


GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Department of Collective Prevention Services (CPS)  provided a training in the use of the decision making tool for Family Planning for its staff from the Youth Health Care Section and participating nurses from the White and Yellow Cross Care Foundation (YWCCF) and the Sint Maarten Medical Center (SMMC).

The training was conducted in order to provide the nurses training and tools to support clients and other interested persons in making well informed decisions regarding planned pregnancies.