Publications

Because our primary purpose is to provide people on CuraƧao with information on cardiovascular diseases and prevention, we want to reach a wide audience with our publicized materials, most of which is are available in folders and flyers. These resources are exclusively in Papiamento. For equivalent material in Dutch or English, please visit either the Dutch Heart Foundation or American Heart Association. The links to these sites are available on our links page.

Note:
All downloads are in pdf format. Right-click on a file and select 'Save As...' to download the file to your computer. If you don't have a pdf reader we recommend adobe acrobat reader at www.adobe.com.


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Asma di Kurason

This folder gives an overview of what heart failure entails and how you can prevent this and what to do when this occurs.
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Atake di Advertensia Selebral

This folder gives an overview of what a TIA entails. Also how to prevent this.
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Atake di Kurason

In this publication the common heart attack is discussed, what it is, what can be done when it occurs and how to prevent it.
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Atake di Selebro

This publication deals with all the complications surrounding a stroke.  How to prevent this and what can be done when it occurs.
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Kramp di Kurason

Agina is like an advertisement that if you do not take good care of yourself a heart attack is on its way.
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Fundashon Kuida Nos Kurason

This folder gives you an overview of all the tasks of the Curacao Heart Foundation.
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Hiperventilashon

This condition occurs when a person finds himself in a stress-full situation.
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Reanimashon

CPR is a lifesaving technique that can be learned by all ages and sizes. This folder explains the basics.
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Tene bo kolesterol bou di kontrol

Keeping your cholesterol at a certain level is key to healthy living. This folder explains how to achieve this.
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Maneha preshon haltu

In order to manage your high blood pressure, we recommend reading this folder. It takes you through the most important aspects.
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Kompronde preshon haltu

Understanding the reason for having high blood pressure can be a helpful stepping stone to recovery.
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Guia pa kuminda salu i facil pa prepara

This guide gives you an overview of what to eat and what not to eat to lead a healthy lifestyle.
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Ban Move

This booklet guides you on what type of exercises are good for the heart and also explains how important it is.
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Preshon haltu i Diabetis

They call it double trouble when one has both diabetes and high blood pressure. Take your time going over this folder to understand the risks.
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Humamentu

This folder has been published by FMA and seeing it is a mayor risk factor in heart disease, CHF has made this available here.
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Buki di Reanimashon

This book has been published by CHF for all the laypersons that want to learn CPR. Especially for the naitive Papiamento speakers.
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Heart Saver First Aid Book

This book has been published by CHF for all the laypersons that want to learn First Aid. Especially for the naitive Papiamento speakers.
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NEWS

This section gives you an overview of all the latest news of the CHF and also gives you the opportunity to download the latest newsletter.

PROJECTS

The CHF organizes various projects, also we assist interns with the execution of projects which include Ban Move Awor and E Kick di nos Salu.

PUBLICATIONS

CHF Publications have been created in the native language of Curacao to help spread the understanding of both heart related diseases and CPR.

MEDIA

The CHF also organizes events which are sometimes recorded and posted online also the CHF LOTUS crew acts out examples of heart disease cases.