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    New Hospital will Require 500 Jobs

    by TCRN StaffFor the new Hospital San Vicente de Paul, de Heredia, operating at full capacity will require 528 new jobs.This number was determined by the Projections Directorate of Health Services of the Social Security Fund (CCSS), after a...

    Ministry of Health will monitor voting booths

    by TCRN StaffThe Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) gave the go ahead for the Ministry of Health to carry out AH1N1 checking and monitoring on election day.Permission was granted by the Registry of the Court, granting authority to the Ministry...

    Ticos rally to provide aid

    by TCRN StaffThe generosity of the Costa Rican community has once again shown itself. The national campaign to aid those affected by the Haitian earthquakes has received 10 tons of food, medicine, water and over $430,000 via the Red...

    Costa Rican hotel surveys guests about medical tourism

    by TCRN StaffRamada Plaza Herradura, will be using a research firm to ask thousands of hotel guests about their experiences and attitudes concerning medical tourism in Costa Rica. The research is designed to help the hotel create the extra...

    Montezuma: surfing, yoga and dancing until dawn

    To Our Readers:Since we received such an enormous positive response from my first article, I decided to write another one. This time on Montezuma! Feel free to provide additional information to what is presented here and if you'd like...

    Arrival of AH1N1 flu vaccine suffers new delay

    by TCRN StaffThe arrival of the consignment of vaccines against the AH1N1 virus suffered another delay, as acknowledged by the Health Minister Maria Luisa Avila.200,000 vaccines is what the Government asked the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) for to...

    AH1N1 vaccinations start next week

    by TCRN StaffMedical centers across the country next week will notify patients who have been selected to be the first to receive the vaccine against pandemic influenza AH1N1.The authorities will contact 200,000 patients via phone calls, which equals the...

    AH1N1 pandemic reinforces stewardship of the Ministry of Health

    by TCRN Staff2009 was full of important challenges that served to strengthen the Ministry of Health in its role of stewardship in health-related issues, with the declaration and approach AH1N1 pandemic, the event which spurred the body to resume...

    Tamarindo Beach show marked decrease in pollution

    By TCRN StaffTamarindo beach waters are again suitable for recreation and swimming, following a "substantial" drop in pollution levels.This was revealed by a study conducted by the National Water Laboratory, Water Supply and Sewerage (AyA), which showed that the...

    Telethon struggled to reach the goal

    TCRN StaffEnthusiasm dominated the closing day of the telethon, however, at press time, they were far from the goal of raising ¢500 billion.By 9 pm, presenters Leonardo Perucci, Patricia Figueroa, Adriana Duran, Veronica Bastos, Geovanny Calderon Mauricio Hoffman announced...
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