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Insurance Commission Partners With Lupus 242 For Second Consecutive Year
May 23, 2022
Insurance Commission Partners With Lupus 242 For Second Consecutive Year

For the second consecutive year, the Insurance Commission of The Bahamas has partnered with Lupus 242 for lupus awareness month. This year marks a decade since the local non-profit has set out to raise awareness and provide support to its members. Thanks to the generous donation from the Insurance Commission, Lupus 242 will, once again, assist group members with the purchase of medication and phar...

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Insurance Commission Supports Lupus 242 During Awareness Month
May 04, 2021
Insurance Commission Supports Lupus 242 During Awareness Month

In recognition of lupus awareness month, the Insurance Commission of The Bahamas recently made a donation to local non-profit Lupus 242. The gift is earmarked to benefit members of the support group with the purchase of medication and pharmaceutical supplies. Jamell Bodie (second from the right), Manager-Supervision at the Insurance Commission and a lupus fighter was the catalyst behind the push t...

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October 06, 2014
10M in PMH drugs unaccounted for

A forensic audit of the Public Hospitals Authority's (PHA) supply of pharmaceutical drugs and medical supplies alleges
a "culture of slackness and corruption".
The report reveals that, at the end of 2013, there was a $10 million difference in pharmaceutical inventory between the physical count and what is reflected in the Princess Margaret Hospital's (PMH) computer system.
The auditor quotes a sep...

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September 21, 2015
New PHA audit revealed

The auditor hired by the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) to look further into the $10 million difference of pharmaceutical drugs in stock at Princess Margaret Hospital

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September 17, 2015
Guatemala's battle against corruption: A pathway for The Bahamas

Over the past several months, Latin America has witnessed an unprecedented flurry of corruption scandals.

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October 22, 2014
PHA board accepts audits

The board of the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) yesterday formally accepted four audits that examine the affairs of the PHA.
This came at a special called meeting of the board amid widespread reporting on the matters relating to the authority.
By choosing not to reject the audits, the board can now decide what corrective and remedial actions need to be taken in the wake of those reports, which c...

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October 18, 2014
Selective tendering for medicine suppliers is a good thing

Dear Editor,

In reference to the recent National Review story in The Nassau Guardian, "Sounding the alarm. Public Hospital Authority audit should shock us all", I would like to address only the statements made regarding suppliers of pharmaceuticals.
The article stated: "The report concludes that the PHA operates a 'defective system of procurement' that allows for the continued control of the mark...

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October 17, 2014
Answering questions of public interest

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts has called on Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis to provide answers about the alleged abuses at the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) when he served as minister of health.
Roberts criticized the FNM leader for demanding an investigation into the controversial letter of intent (LOI) which saw Bamboo Town MP Renward Wells fir...

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October 10, 2014
A tale of two audits

This week saw revelations of serious and costly irregularities at two government-run entities.
On Monday, The Nassau Guardian disclosed the contents of a forensic audit into pharmaceutical supplies at the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA), which revealed a $10 million difference between the drug inventory count and what is reflected in Princess Margaret Hospital's (PMH) computer system.
It also cam...

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October 07, 2014
Sands: PHA audit highlights dysfunctional system

Free National Movement (FNM) Deputy Chairman Dr. Duane Sands yesterday called a forensic audit of the Public Hospitals Authority's (PHA) supply of pharmaceutical drugs and medical
supplies "absolutely outrageous, earth-shattering and alarming".
"On the face of it, the details that were outlined in the report, both in the main body of [The Nassau Guardian] and in National Review would seem earth-sh...

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