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April 06, 2018
There is a Need for More Occupational Therapists in the Country Therapists in the Country

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands said that he was advised that The Bahamas is limited by the fact that it has only nine Occupational Therapists and three Occupational Therapy Assistants...

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June 04, 2019
BTVI gives back to Sandilands' caregivers

For the third consecutive year, the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) has provided a professional development course scholarship to the Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre’s Occupational Therapy Employee of the Year...

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November 13, 2018
Health Minister Explains Government's Concerns Over the Number of UWI Medical Students Receiving Government Scholarships

Minister of Health Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands said there has been tremendous discussion about the government’s decision to raise questions of the 65 first-year medical students presenting themselves for matriculation on the University of the West Indies...

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September 04, 2014
Technology blackout for children under age 12

If there is a time in a person's life that one should be very cautious about the use of technology (tablets, smart phones, computers, televisions) it is between the ages of zero and 12. Recent research is telling us that overuse of technology is doing more damage than good to the brains of developing children. While parents are proud of seeing their little two and three-year-olds swiping the scree...

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April 04, 2018
PM Minnis: Lands and Survey to give urgent attention to REACH Bahamas' request for parcel of land

The Department of Lands and Surveys has been directed to give urgent attention to REACH Bahamas’ request for a parcel of land exclusively for the organization’s operations...

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December 01, 2017
New Family Medicine LIVE WELL Clinic Opens in Sandyport, One Doctor's Challenging Path to Success

When Darius Bain, M.D., D.M., opens the door of his ultra-modern Live Well Family Health Center at Sandyport on December 1, guests at the reception and clients who enter will see a smartly furnished and well-equipped facility...

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November 27, 2017
Workshop Explores Ways to Improve Children's Learning and Behavior

The importance of executive function skills for children was recently highlighted in a workshop hosted by Family Medicine Center. Sarah Ward, a renowned expert on the topic of executive functioning, provided simple, practical strategies and tools for teaching children how to develop independent executive function skills...

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May 16, 2017
Sands vows to keep NHI

New Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands yesterday vowed to keep the many promises he and Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis made leading up to the 2017 general election regarding healthcare and healthcare facilities in The Bahamas.
During an interview with The Nassau Guardian, Sands assured that he was not making empty promises.
He spoke briefly about his plans as the country's new health minister.
"Cer...

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March 15, 2017
No electronic devices for your child

I must address once again a great concern of mine, which is seeing so many little children habitually using electronic devices like tablets, smartphones, etc. Far too many parents are giving their little ones these devices mostly to boost their own egos and to show their friends and family that they have "smart children" and that they can afford such expensive toys. More and more the research is t...

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Rotary of South-East Nassau donates rehabilitation equipment to Public Hospitals Authority
September 13, 2016
Rotary of South-East Nassau donates rehabilitation equipment to Public Hospitals Authority

Chairman of Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) Board of Directors, the Hon. Frank E. Smith said on Tuesday that the donation of ultrasound and electrotherapy equipment from Rotary Club of South-East Nassau to PHA’s Rehab Services was “timely.”

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