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...

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...

Staying safe during the heat

  PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten -- The past week the community of St. Maarten has been enduring some very extremely hot days. Many persons have been...

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...

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine Resumes Classes in...

  PEMBROKE PINES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Four months after Hurricane Irma caused American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) to evacuate students and faculty from...

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 welcomes Cardiologist Dr. Emiko Bird

  CAYHILL - St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) announced the in-service of Cardiologist Dr. Emiko Bird-Lake as of November 1. “Dr. Bird brings to our patient...

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...

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...

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