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How one drug and alcohol rehab center in Costa Rica has responded to the coronavirus

The Costa Rica Treatment Center is welcoming clients for its affordable rehab programs and has worked to ensure the safety of all its clients.

Costa Rican health authorities plan precautions in response to Chinese coronavirus

The new coronavirus strain, first discovered in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has caused alarm.

Costa Rica hopes to eliminate malaria in country by 2022

A WHO analysis published in 2016 named Costa Rica among 21 countries with the potential to eliminate malaria by 2020. 

What to consider with international drug and alcohol rehab

The physical aspect of traveling to a new place complements the metaphorical journey an addict takes toward sobriety

A treatment center in Costa Rica helps break common myths and misconceptions about addiction recovery

Overcoming addiction and achieving sobriety is a challenging process.

WHO, Costa Rica partner to combat snakebite mortality

WHO estimates 5.4 million snakebites occur each year, resulting in at least 1.8 million cases of envenoming (poisoning from snakebites) and 81,400 deaths. 

Despite Zika virus, Garabito mayor says “no chance” World Surfing Games will be cancelled

Although cases of Zika near Jacó on Costa Rica's Central Pacific coast continue to rise steadily, the mayor of Garabito canton says the upcoming World Surf Games will not be canceled.

Bill Gates to give $500 million for malaria, other diseases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. philanthropist Bill Gates on Sunday announced he will donate over $500 million to fight malaria and other infectious diseases in the developing world, saying the Ebola outbreak is a call to action.

Central America benefits from generosity of Seattle-based Gates Foundation

SEATTLE, Washington – The world’s largest private charity – established by the richest but arguably the most generous man in U.S. history – is pouring billions of dollars into improving health care in Central America and throughout the developing world.
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