• CORESO

    Improvement of the health – and financial literacy of the population of Curaçao. Summary This project aims to explore the relationship between financial literacy and health literacy in the Caribbean context, with a focus on determinants related to social relations and cultural values. To be…

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  • DUCAMID

    Dutch Caribbean preparedness for mosquito-borne infectious diseases Background With their dependence of tourism, the climatic conditions favoring mosquito establishment, and their central position in wildlife migratory routes, the Dutch Caribbean are potential hot spots for outbreaks of virus diseases spread by arthropod vectors (arboviruses), like…

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  • Multiple Myeloma

    Burden of Multiple Myeloma Patient Care on Health Care in Curaçao   Background Multiple myeloma (MM) is a hematological malignancy characterized by clonal proliferation of plasma cells in the bone marrow resulting in end-organ damage with morbidity and early mortality if left untreated. Even…

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  • Combined Modality Treatment

    Outcome of Combined Modality Treatment Employing Modern Chemotherapy with Cobalt Based Radiotherapy in Curaçao   Background Many cancers are currently treated with the combination of radiotherapy and chemotherapy as a radiosensitizer (combined modality treatment, CMT). In Curaçao, radiotherapy is delivered employing a…

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  • physiotherapy antiviral effective treatment for several diseases

    Antiviral

    A folk remedy (Phytotherapy) may be an effective treatment for several diseases. The use of botanical remedies for the treatment of various ailments is very popular in Curaçao. The medicinal power of plants should not be trivialized. During the chikungunya virus (CHIKV) outbreak in Curaçao,…

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