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Delivering a Personalized Service and Preserving the Patients Quality of Life.
June 13, 2013
Delivering a Personalized Service and Preserving the Patients Quality of Life.

An Innovative Minimally Invasive Technique to Treat Spine Cancer Tumors.
The spine is the most common site for skeletal metastases (metastases is the spread of
cancer cells from their original site to other regions in the body), representing a common problem which affects
more than 100,000 people a year in the US alone. It is estimated that over 20,000 of these patients will develop
spinal cor...

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e-Government Shares Capabilities at 1st-ever BREA Country-wide Webinar
June 14, 2013
e-Government Shares Capabilities at 1st-ever BREA Country-wide Webinar

Real estate professionals from Abaco, Exuma, Long Island and Nassau logged on and leaned in for an informative presentation about the county’s e-government portal today during the first-ever, country-wide webinar to members of the Bahamas Real Estate Association...

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June 29, 2013
USAID and World Vision join coalition to eliminate cholera from Haiti and the Dominican Republic

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and World Vision today became the newest members of the Regional Coalition on Water and Sanitation to Eliminate Cholera in Hispaniola, an alliance of more than 20 agencies and associations that are supporting efforts by the governments of Haiti and the Dominican Republic to eliminate the transmission of cholera...

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July 18, 2013
PAHO/WHO Celebrates Implementation of New Tobacco Control Legislation in Jamaica

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is celebrating the entry into force of new tobacco control regulations in Jamaica on July 15...

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July 31, 2013
PAHO/WHO urges support for nursing mothers to ensure exclusive breastfeeding up to six months

In Latin America and the Caribbean, over 60% of infants are not exclusively breastfed during the first six months of life, as is recommended by PAHO/WHO. World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated August 1-7...

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September 05, 2013
Condolences for Errol Bodie

Condolences poured in to The Nassau Guardian's Sports Desk for the late Errol Bodie yesterday. Bodie, who died on Monday night, was a noted track and field coach for a number of years in this country...

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U.N.: 10 Polio Cases Confirmed in Syria
October 29, 2013
U.N.: 10 Polio Cases Confirmed in Syria

The U.N.'s health agency said Tuesday it has confirmed 10 polio cases in northeast Syria, the first confirmed outbreak of the diseases in the country in 14 years, and there is a risk of it spreading across the region...

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May 02, 2017
Addressing the loss of health care professionals

Around the world, public health care systems are in crisis. From India to Australia, nations in the developing and developed world are struggling to meet the expectations of their local populations.
The Caribbean is no exception.
There are multiple reasons for this. In the Anglophone Caribbean, demographic change has seen a surge in the nature and volume of demand as populations age and birth rate...

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March 24, 2017
Brazil officials urge caution over alert on meat imports

BRAZILIAN officials in The Bahamas yesterday urged caution as international concern mounts over the quality of meat imports from that country and sought to downplay fears that prompted several bans...

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Bahamian government bans meat imports from Brazil
March 22, 2017
Bahamian government bans meat imports from Brazil

According to a Facebook post by Hope Strachan, Member of Parliament for Sea Breeze and Minister of Financial Services and Local Government, "The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources is aware of the meat scandal unfolding in Brazil relative to food inspectors taking bribes to allow sales of rotten and salmonella-tainted meats. Sr. Blairo Maggi, Brazil's Agriculture Minister, advised that th...

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