Dutch Caribbean Hospital Alliance founded – ITIJ
Dutch Caribbean Hospital Alliance.
The hospitals of the Dutch Caribbean – comprised of Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten and plenty of particular municipalities – have established a cooperative underneath the title Dutch Caribbean Hospital Alliance (DHCA)
The expertise with Covid-19 was the direct motive for the institution of the partnership. DCHA goals to strengthen the standard of hospital care on these islands. DCHA needs to have the ability to assure and enhance medical specialist care sooner or later and to coordinate and optimise the standard and availability of medical specialist care.
It’s hoped that the intensification of cooperation between the hospitals will enhance and strengthen the standard and continuity of look after the inhabitants on the islands within the Caribbean a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Giovanni Frans, Director of Fundashon Mariadal and the present Chairman, commented: “After nearly two years of preparation and intensive session … DCHA is lastly a reality. We’re happy with this step and hope that this shall be certainly one of many for optimum healthcare on our islands.”
Bettering the standard of care on the islands
Ingemar Merkies, Medical Director of CMC, added: “I count on that we are going to work along with DCHA on schooling and coaching with the intention of bringing again our human capital overseas. It will additional enhance the standard of care on our islands.”
Lately the DCHA has already educated 100 nurses from Aruba, Curaçao, Bonaire, St. Maarten and St. Eustatius for Primary Acute Care within the Caribbean Well being Academy coaching programme. Because of this coaching programme and different joint actions of DCHA, the islands are extra versatile and may due to this fact reply adequately to acute care conditions, reminiscent of throughout a pandemic.