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Hospital expands with 11 medical specialists and 2 air ambulances

In preparation for a possible spread of the Corona virus on Bonaire, far-reaching measures have been taken by the hospital. On ...

News item | 24-03-2020 | 21:15

Repatriation of ZVK policyholders from Colombia

On Friday March 20th, several charter flights from Sarpa and EZ Air will arrive from Colombia with residents of the Caribbean ...

News item | 20-03-2020 | 18:41

No elective medical referrals from Caribbean Netherlands possible until further notice

Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten and Colombia have closed their airspace to passenger transport from the islands of the Caribbean ...

News item | 18-03-2020 | 20:50

Horacio Oduber Hospital in Aruba takes measures due to Coronavirus infections

After it became known on March 13 that the first two people in Aruba have tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, the Horacio ...

News item | 15-03-2020 | 21:03

First medical referrals ZVK from St. Eustatius to Saba a fact

For the first time since the existence of the Health Insurance Office Caribbean Netherlands (ZVK), on Tuesday March 10th, 2020 a ...

News item | 12-03-2020 | 15:09

For the time being, no reason to suspend medical referrals ZVK to French St. Martin

The Dutch Caribbean Healthcare Insurance Office (ZVK) has taken knowledge of social media reports regarding possible cases of ...

News item | 02-03-2020 | 17:42

Medical referrals to Aruba

On February 2nd  2020, The Health Insurance Office Caribbean Netherlands (ZVK) received report of the Board of Directors of the ...

News item | 03-02-2020 | 12:59

Changes in BES Healthcare Insurance claims as of January 1st, 2020

Several elements of the BES Healthcare Insurance Claims Regulation (Regeling Aanspraken Zorgverzekering BES) will change as of ...

News item | 19-12-2019 | 16:30

ZVK brings waiting list for MRI scans back to zero

The BES Health Insurance Office (ZVK) has eliminated the waiting list for MRI scans for Bonaire patients in 4 weeks. There were ...

News item | 25-07-2019 | 00:00

Implementation ZVK charter flights Saba – St. Maarten

The decision to start with charter flights directly from Saba to St. Maarten vise versa as of March 4th stems from grievances ...

News item | 07-03-2019 | 16:34

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