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April 22, 2020
Bahamas Wellness Health Systems Founder:'Telemedicine up 400%-500% since COVID,' Could spell the end to crowded doctors' offices

Dr. Arlington Lightbourne used to get four or so calls a week from someone asking him to diagnose what’s wrong over the phone...

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'All clear' given for raw conch
May 25, 2021
'All clear' given for raw conch

THE Bahamas Agricultural Food Safety Authority's Food Safety and Quality Unit has said vendors can resume the sale and preparation of raw conch dishes.

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May 18, 2021
Warning: Be cautious over buying or eating conch

THE Bahamas Agricultural Health and Food Safety Authority's (BAHFSA) Food Safety and Quality Unit has again advised consumers not to purchase or consume any raw fresh conch or conch that they suspect was not properly handled and/or fully cooked.

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Suspected Conch Poisoning Update
May 17, 2021
Suspected Conch Poisoning Update

Further to the press release on 27th April, 2021, The Bahamas Agricultural Health and Food Safety Authority’s (BAHFSA) Food Safety and Quality Unit advises consumers not to purchase or consume any raw (fresh) conch or conch that they suspect was not properly handled and/or prepared (fully cooked) until the source of the contamination can be determined. Note that the purchasing and/or consumption...

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July 25, 2017
Ankle fractures

A broken ankle, also known as an ankle "fracture", is when one or more of the bones that make up the ankle joint are broken. They can range from a simple break in one bone, which may not stop you from walking, to several fractures, which forces your ankle out of place and on which you are not able to walk for months. The more bones that are broken, the more unstable the ankle becomes. There may be...

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March 23, 2020
NHIA launches telehealth platform to reduce crowds at healthcare facilities

Graham Whitmarsh.In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and reduce crowds at clinics, doctor's offices and hospitals, the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has accelerated the introduction of its telehealth platform. NHI Managing Director Graham Whitmarsh said the goal of the program is to [...]
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October 26, 2020
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Living With Covid Coalitiion Partner to Secure 3 Million Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Tests

Public-Private Partnership Enables Country-Wide Testing & Management Platform for Citizens, Residents & Visitors...

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April 24, 2020
Telemedicine up since COVID-19, notes Bahamas Wellness Health Systems founder

Dr. Arlington Lightbourne used to get four or so calls a week from someone asking him to diagnose what’s wrong over the phone.

Today, he and his teams in Central Eleuthera, Spanish Wells and Nassau are averaging that in a half day.

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September 16, 2020
Timely Receipt of COVID-19 Test Results Greatly Aids MOH’s Surveillance Unit

Minister of Health the Hon. Renward Wells told the public that the timely receipt of COVID-19 test results greatly aid the staff of the Ministry of Health’s Surveillance Unit and volunteer contact tracers in carrying out their duties...

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