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April 18, 2017
PLP pledges to move ahead with NHI in another term

The Progressive Liberal Party's (PLP) Charter 2017 promises to "constantly upgrade healthcare infrastructure" in New Providence and the Family Islands as healthcare evolves in the upcoming phases of National Health Insurance (NHI).
In its plan, which was posted on its website last week, the PLP also pledges to hold a major recruitment exercise to find and train healthcare providers at all levels.
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Enrolment for NHI to begin on April 24
April 13, 2017
Enrolment for NHI to begin on April 24

ENROLMENT for National Health Insurance will begin on April 24, the NHI Secretariat announced yesterday, at which time Bahamians will be able to choose their primary care physician...

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National Health Insurance Enrolment begins April 24
April 12, 2017
National Health Insurance Enrolment begins April 24

Beginning April 24, 2017, the National Health Insurance (NHI) Secretariat will launch phase two of NHI Bahamas, which is enrolment...

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December 14, 2016
More than 200,000 have received NHI Smart Cards/ 'NHI-Ready' Campaign Launched to Get Remaining 100,00 Registered

More than two hundred thousand (240,000 to be exact) of the legal residents within the Commonwealth of The Bahamas have registered for, and received their National Health Insurance Smart Cards...

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December 11, 2015
100 mil. for NHI next year

The first year of primary care services under National Health Insurance (NHI), scheduled to begin in April, will cost around $100 million, according to Deputy Chief Medical Officer Delon Brennen.

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June 30, 2015
Preventative measures

Candice Taylor (name changed), the mother of a teenage son and daughter, has not had her children vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV).

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May 18, 2015
Lupus awareness in high gear

Lupus patients on average lose over $21,000 annually in medical expenses and work hours, according to Vice President of Lupus 242 Shonalee Johnson.

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September 23, 2014
Living with lupus

Due to improvements in treatments for lupus (Systemic lupus erythematosus), people with the condition are living significantly longer, according to Dr. Omala Ablack who said the outlook for any given individual is dependent on the severity of the disease and whether any vital organs are affected. But she said most people with lupus could expect to live a normal -- or near normal -- life span.
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July 22, 2014
Annual meeting of regional cardiologists to be held in The Bahamas

This week, over 200 cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and allied cardiovascular professionals will gather at Atlantis resort for the 29th annual Caribbean Cardiology Conference, which will be held July 23-26.
Attendees will include professionals from all across the Caribbean representing the region's Dutch, English, French and Spanish speaking territories as well as visiting faculty from South Ameri...

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August 06, 2013
People with respiratory issues can breathe easy

Dr. Kevin Moss has no idea of the number of people who need treatment from a pulmonologist. However, the country's lone pulmonary and critical care medicine specialist, who deals with treating a range of lung diseases including, but not limited to, lung cancers and chronic obstructive lung diseases such as asthma, pneumonias and scarring on the lungs, said he knows the number is high...

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