Organizations and businesses asked to sign-up for next Annual Pregnancy Market; Deadline is July 26

Section Youth Health Care, part of Collective Prevention Services (CPS) of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, in collaboration with the Department of Community Development, Family & Humanitarian Affairs and Women’s Desk, are busy organizing the 3rd Annual Pregnancy Market on August 7.


Organizations and businesses who would like to take part are being asked to register before Friday, July 26.

Minister of Public Health Hon. Cornelius de Weever’s ‘Get Checked’ campaign, encourages organizations and businesses to sign-up so pregnancy market attendees can check out their products and services on August 7.

The pregnancy market is an information market that will provide the public with a variety of information on a wide array of topics related to healthy pregnancy and new born child care.

Different stakeholders such as the Sint Maarten Medical Center, Civil Registry, pharmacies, physical therapists, White and Yellow Cross and distributors of products related to baby and/or mother care will provide information on their services and products.

In addition, several informative presentations will be given on topics ranging from healthy nutrition, staying physically fit, child birth and breast feeding.

The market will target in particular women and their partners who are planning a pregnancy, women who are pregnant, new parents and other persons who or are in need of information.

As in previous years the market will be held on the parking lot of the Vineyard Office Park from 5.00pm – 8.00pm and entrance is free.

Any organization or business that would like to participate by means of having an information booth can contact Suzianne Duzong-Davis at the section Youth Health Care on 542 3003 or via Su*******************@si************.org or Denise Vijber at Community Development, Family & Humanitarian Affairs on 542 1122 or via de***********@si************.org, before July 26th .

Participants are reminded that it is an informational market and not a seller’s market: participants are not allowed to sell services or products, but can refer those interested to their place of business.