Costa Rican Hospitals Receive $270 Million for Updates

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The government of Costa Rica has signed a loan for $270 million with the Central American Bank for...

Red Cross Treats 200 People in Two Days of Popular Costa Rica Celebrations

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Costa Rican Red Cross has served a total of 190 people in two days of Popular Celebrations,...

Costa Rica Closes 2013 with a Record 50,000 Cases of Dengue

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica will close 2013 with some 50,000 cases of dengue, the most in its history. Health authorities...

Costa Rican National Blood Bank Asking for All Blood Types

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - At this time the authorities of the National Blood Bank report that all blood types are needed because...

Competition Encourages New Methods to Prevent Smoking in Costa Rica

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - For 30 continuous hours, six teams comprised of 20 young people are competing in a hackathon taking place...

Costa Rica Ombudsman Advocates for AIDS Prevention

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Ombudsman of Costa Rica has established the prevention and treatment of HIV a priority, as part of...

Over 85% of Costa Ricans are Covered by Health Insurance

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The number of people covered by some type of insurance through the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS)...

Costa Rica Seeks to Approve Biomedical Research Despite Controversy

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The project to support research in humans in Costa Rica took a step this week by receiving a...

New Psychoactive Drugs Hitting Latin America

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The United Nations warned Latin America on the emergence of new psychoactive substances in the region, causing serious...

Malaria Cases Down by 58 Percent in Central America

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Malaria cases have decreased by 58% in Central America, but there are still 106 million people at risk...
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