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Thyroid Disorders Commonly Underdiagnosed, Putting Patients at Risk for Various Diseases

May 18, 2018

Cleveland Clinic Florida Details New Advanced Screening, Treatment Options

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FirstCare Announces Winners of 6th Annual Autism Awareness Essay Contest

May 17, 2018

FirstCare Medical Plan, The Ministry of Education and REACH Bahamas announced the winners of the 6th Annual Autism Awareness Essay Contest at an awards ceremony held yesterday.

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A Second Opinion Can Make the Difference
A Second Opinion Can Make the Difference

May 16, 2018

Patients diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening illness or condition, may want to seek a specialist’s second opinion to ensure the validity of the initial diagnosis and the best course of treatment...

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'Doctors put public at risk'
'Doctors put public at risk'

May 07, 2018

HEALTH officials are bracing for a potential nationwide demonstration involving frustrated junior doctors, according to Health Minister Dr Duane Sands...

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SCAN Unit Gives Protection Month Poem Competition Awards

May 04, 2018

Child protection is the business of all of us, said former SCAN (Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect) Coordinator and Retired Nursing Officer 1, Mrs. Althea Turner-Neilly at the 9th annual Child Protection Month Poem Competition Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the Ministry of Health...

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Bahamian Pioneer in Disease Elimination is named a PAHO Health Hero of the Americas

May 04, 2018

Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis, a Bahamian public health pioneer known for her work in advancing and verifying regional disease elimination efforts, was named a Public Health Hero of the Americas by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

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PAHO Hosts Breakfast for Parliamentarians

May 04, 2018

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) hosted a breakfast for Parliamentarians including Prime Minister Dr. the Rt. Hon. Hubert Minnis at Atlantis, Thursday, May 3, 2018...

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Former Chief Medical Officer Receives PAHO's Public Health Hero of the Americas Award

May 04, 2018

Bahamian longtime healthcare professional, Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis received the Public Health Hero of the Americas Award from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) at a ceremony at Government House, Wednesday, May 2, 2018...

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Prime Minister Applauds Role of Dr. Dahl-Regis in Advances in Healthcare

May 04, 2018

Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis became the first Bahamian to receive the prestigious Pan-American Health Organization’s ‘Public Heath Hero Award of the Americas’ at a PAHO award ceremony at Government House on Wednesday evening, May 2, 2018...

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Bahamas Agricultural Health & Food Safety Authority Represents The Bahamas at CPM in Rome, Italy

May 04, 2018

Mr. Mark Humes, MP, Chairman of the Bahamas Agricultural Health and Food Safety Authority (BAHFSA) and Ms. Josefina Adderley-Curry, Officer-in-Charge, Department of Agriculture, Abaco, attend the 13th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-13) from April 16-20, 2018 in Rome, Italy...

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Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources Update on Contaminated Eggs Following Alarm Created on Social Media

May 03, 2018

The Department of Agriculture wishes to advise the public of the voluntary recall of eggs produced by Rose Acre Farms’ Hyde Country Farm...

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Sands: Set policy to safeguard contractors following WTO accession

May 03, 2018

President of the Bahamian Contractors' Association (BCA) Leonard Sands is urging government to quickly implement policy to prevent a trade imbalance in the construction industry before the mid-2019 deadline for accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO). Sands, whose position on WTO has shifted from [...]
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Dr.Sands Welcomed PAHO Delegates at Ministry of Health Reception

May 02, 2018

The Ministry of Health on Monday hosted a Welcome Reception for visiting Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Delegates attending a Regional Sub-Committee Meeting in The Bahamas...

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'Sick out' nurses turn the screw
'Sick out' nurses turn the screw

May 01, 2018

MORE than 200 registered and trained clinical nurses staged a "sick out" yesterday amid mounting tensions between Bahamas Nurses Union and the Public Hospitals Authority over long-standing issues.

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Pump up the purple
Pump up the purple

May 01, 2018

Ezranda Bodie may have lupus, but for the most part, she tries to live a normal life as if she doesn't have the condition. She knows she will live with lupus for the rest of her life, but says managing the symptoms is paramount to [...]

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Stay the course
Stay the course

May 01, 2018

The first quarter of the year is already in the books. It's amazing how fast time progresses. It's definitely the only constant in life, and as busy individuals we should definitely utilize every aspect of it to its full capacity. By no means am I [...]

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UB partners with Caribbean and U.S. experts on health studies
UB partners with Caribbean and U.S. experts on health studies

May 01, 2018

Hampton University (HU) and University of The Bahamas (UB) are collaborating with experts in the fields of public health, population health, clinical health and research to address health disparities in the Caribbean and the United States through the new Hampton University Center for Caribbean Health [...]

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Nurses sickout
Nurses sickout

May 01, 2018

More than 200 nurses throughout The Bahamas called in sick yesterday forcing many clinics to turn away patients, Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands said. "Technically, this can be construed as just a lot of nurses just happened to be sick today, but it is very [...]

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Breaking | Nurses' Sick-out at Some Clinics
Breaking | Nurses' Sick-out at Some Clinics

April 30, 2018

Already grappling with a severe shortage of nurses, the Public Hospitals Authority's (PHA) human resources challenges worsened today after scores of nurses from various clinics across New Providence and at least one Family Island called in sick, severely frustrating the ability to deliver medical services. [...]

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Agenda Announcement of the 4th International Health and Wellness Tourism Congress

April 27, 2018

he meeting has become the main health tourism event in Central America and the Caribbean,

and a proper setting to generate synergies, new businesses, and knowledge transfer.

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