Our history

Fundashon Prevenshon is founded over 10 years ago, on December 23rd 2008, at the initiative of 
Professor Dr. H.M. Pinedo and late Mr. Lionel Capriles.  

Since its inception, Fundashon Prevenshon has partnered with the Government of Curaçao, and major local benefactors, businesses, and organizations to accomplisch its goals and objectives.

Molenplein

We have moved! From Klipstraat to Molenplein, Otrobanda. Fundashon Bon Intenshon offered the location free of cost for a period of 10 years

2019

Coming soon: Annual Report 2019

Kòmbersá Salú Conference at WTC on May 29 & September 2nd

2018

Installation of the 3D mammography as a gift of the Local and International Rotary organization    

Fundashon Prevenshon set up four other locations where participants could take the test for Cervical Cancer

2017

On October 7th, the University of Curaçao presented an Honorary Doctorate to Professor Dr. Pinedo for his Work in the Field of Cancer Treatment

Fundashon Prevenshon received Government funding for the first time

2016

Start of the Cervical Cancer Screening Program in June

2016

The Preventive Medicine Conference was organized to celebrate the start of the Cervical Cancer Screening Program. Professor Dr. Harald zur Hausen, Nobel Prize winner for the Discovery of the Human Papilloma Virus was the Keynote Speaker

Lecture by Professor Pinedo on the importance of Screening at the Parliamentary Session in Curaçao, emphasizing the continued existence of Fundashon Prevention was being threatened by a lack of subsidies

2015

Dr. D. Hooi analyzed the Cervical Cancer Samples for the Scientific Research to determine hrHPV prevalence in the women of Curacao.
1000 hrHPV DNA Tests were completed

The US Organization ASCO granted the prestigious David A. Karnofsky Memorial Award to Professor Pinedo

2014

The first audit of LRCB with positive results

Fundashon Prevenshon organized a mini-symposium "HPV in Preventive Health Care" 

2013

 

 

2012

The "Golden Sun Award" was granted to Fundashon Prevenshon for its community services by the local Radio Hoyer

The Fundashon acquired Membership to the Senologic International Society

2011

The Board approved the Scientific Research on Cervical Cancer and, thereafter, the
Population-Based Screening for Cervical Cancer

A Transport Bus for the participants was donated

2010

On May 24th is the official opening of the Screening center

Cooperation contract with the Information Technology Radventure (Netherlands) regarding the software for Breast Cancer (IBOB) and Cervical Care (CIS) management

2009

Cooperation contract with the Dutch Expert Center for Screening (LRCB Netherlands) regarding quality assurance and also for the improvement of the Breast Cancer Population Screening Program

The building at Klipstraat 11, Otrobanda, was offered as a housing option by the Jacob Foundation, free of cost, for a period of 10 years

2009

The permits of the exploitation of the Screening Center were obtained in accordance with the Health Care Institutions Regulation Law.

On December 23rd 2008, Fundashon Prevenshon was founded as a private foundation

2008