ORANJESTAD -- Mosquitoes, ticks, flies and other insects can be far more than a nuisance.
PHILIPSBURG -- A Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) delegation has been in St. Maarten over the past few days working on establishing a strategic agenda of cooperation with the country, amongst other things.
WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. -- The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) is urging Caribbean countries to speed up the adoption of laws to control the tobacco "epidemic," saying that, despite progress in the countries of the Americas, the epidemic continues to grow.
GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- On 12th December 2013, Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) was informed of 10 locally transmitted confirmed cases of chikungunya on the French side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin.
BRIDGETOWN (MOH/MR/BGIS) -- The Ministry of Health is continuing to monitor an outbreak of chikungunya disease in the French overseas territories and Dutch St. Maarten. New cases have also been detected in one of the British Virgin Islands. However, no cases have been detected in Barbados to date.
ATLANTA, Georgia, U.S.A. -- The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health travel advisory on Wednesday for residents travelling to St Martin.