De Weever seeks cooperation with French St. Martin

POSTED: 05/13/11 12:27 PM

St. Maarten – Minster of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Cornelius de Weever along with the Inspector General (Health) of St. Maarten and the BES Islands and several advisors from the health sector attended a meeting with the French side to discuss with Vice-President of the Collectivity of Saint Martin Dr. Louis Jeffry and French Medical Regional Agency Stephan Barlerin several health topics and current issues.

The objective of the meeting was sharing information, increasing cooperation and improving efficiency where possible. The two groups shared information and updated each other on recent developments, and revealed the areas of more cooperation.

“It was a pleasure to be here in the council hall and I thank all of you for coming to the meeting. Although this is an introductory meeting, I wanted to discuss several important and pressing matters,” de Weever said.

The agenda covered inventory of the services offered by the French side, the current status of those services, and the refinement of the continued working relationship, quality care, referrals, and ways to collaborate more, an update on the joint Women’s Health Symposium, possibilities for cooperating on a blood bank and mental health treatment capacity. There were also discussions on the French side’s medical fees, surveillance challenges on issues like dengue and flu, guarding quality of the health care system, expansion plans and preventive issues.


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