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Second Youth Vaccination Community Outreach in St. Peters on Wednesday. Parents/Guardians Requested to Register

By   /  May 10, 2022  /  Community, Health  /  Comments Off on Second Youth Vaccination Community Outreach in St. Peters on Wednesday. Parents/Guardians Requested to Register

Section Youth Health Care Baby Wellness Clinic, will be hosting their second youth vaccination community outreach on Wednesday, May 11 at the Community Helpdesk in St. Peters. Baby Wellness Clinic nurses will be available to administer vaccines for the age group 0-4 at the St. Peters Community Helpdesk on Wednesday, May 11 and the Cole […]

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Unite for Safety. Clean your hands

By   /  May 10, 2022  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Community, Public Service Announcements, Social  /  Comments Off on Unite for Safety. Clean your hands

The slogan for World Hand Hygiene Day (WHHD) 2022 observed annually on May 5 was ?Unite for Safety. Clean your Hands.? The campaign theme is a health care system where ?quality and safety climate or culture? values hand hygiene and infection prevention and control. The campaign objectives are to recognize that people of all levels […]

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COMMUNITY SPACES FINALIZED IN CAYHILL AND SUCKERGARDEN

By   /  December 1, 2021  /  Community, Infrastructure, Island Life, Local News, Social  /  Comments Off on COMMUNITY SPACES FINALIZED IN CAYHILL AND SUCKERGARDEN

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) through the Department of Sport and its executive arm, the National Sports Institute (NSI) collaborated with the St. Maarten Development Fund (SMDF) and the Netherlands Red Cross (NLRC) in the development of the community spaces at the Raoul Illidge Sport Complex (RISC) and the Melford Hazel […]

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December 1 World AIDS Day: End Inequalities. End AIDS. End Pandemics

By   /  December 1, 2021  /  Community, Public Service Announcements, Social  /  Comments Off on December 1 World AIDS Day: End Inequalities. End AIDS. End Pandemics

World AIDS Day is observed each year on December 1st. The theme is: ?End inequalities. End AIDS. End Pandemics.? The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on global leaders and citizens to rally to confront the inequalities that drive AIDS and to reach people who are currently not receiving essential HIV services. The Collective Prevention […]

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CPS advises community to take preventive measures to prevent Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

By   /  November 27, 2021  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Community, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on CPS advises community to take preventive measures to prevent Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department within the Sint Maarten Ministry of Public Health, Social Development & Labour, is calling on the community and in particular parents and guardians, day care centers and play schools, to take preventive measures to mitigate Hand Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) by taking extra measures to prevent the […]

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“Our future is at hand- let’s move forward together”; Happy Global Handwashing Day

By   /  October 15, 2021  /  Community, Health, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on “Our future is at hand- let’s move forward together”; Happy Global Handwashing Day

PHILIPSBURG? Global Handwashing Day is celebrated on October 15th every year in efforts to educate and encourage the public to embrace the benefits of properly washing  their hands with water and soap.   Hand washing is a simple, cost effective and yet a very impactful intervention to significantly maintain ones health and keep the germs […]

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Calls on Frontline Health Workers to Participate in PAHO Campaign ?Share Your Story?

By   /  October 15, 2021  /  Community, Health, Social  /  Comments Off on Calls on Frontline Health Workers to Participate in PAHO Campaign ?Share Your Story?

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) ? The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has launched a social media campaign to raise awareness of the sustained burden the COVID-19 pandemic poses on the mental health of frontline workers, inviting them to share their stories and strategies to better manage and cope with this added challenge.   The […]

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Implementation Agendas in line with National Development Vision

By   /  September 28, 2021  /  Community, Government, Social  /  Comments Off on Implementation Agendas in line with National Development Vision

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) ? The Fourth Implementation Agenda was approved on Friday, September 24 in the Kingdom Council of Ministers. This agenda covers the period from October-November-December.   Implementation Agendas outline action-points that have to be taken by the Government of Sint Maarten and are therefore in line with the final decision-making in […]

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ODM Additional Weather Systems Could Form, Remain Vigilant and Prepared

By   /  September 27, 2021  /  Community, Island Life, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on ODM Additional Weather Systems Could Form, Remain Vigilant and Prepared

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) ? Fire Chief/National Disaster Coordinator Clive Richardson from the Office of Disaster Management (ODM) said on Monday, major Hurricane Sam will pass over 300 miles at its closest point northeast of Sint Maarten late Wednesday or early Thursday, according to the Meteorological Department of Sint Maarten (MDS) and therefore poses […]

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Government and NRPB on SMHDF funding request

By   /  September 24, 2021  /  Community, Government, Infrastructure  /  Comments Off on Government and NRPB on SMHDF funding request

The Government of Sint Maarten would like to address the two articles regarding the Sint Maarten Housing Development Foundation (SMHDF) that were published in The Daily Herald earlier this week. In these articles, SMHDF expressed its disappointment about the funding allocation decisions of the Sint Maarten Trust Fund. Since the inception of the Trust Fund […]

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