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Two Bahamians made their editorial debut this International Women’s Day in a publication of Massachusetts General Hospital, the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.
Dr Shamanique Bodie-Williams and media professional Tosheena Robinson tackled the pandemic’s impact on cervical screenings tests for Bahamian women in their article, “Screening Inequalities During ...
January is the month that has been designated by many cancer societies around the world as Cervical Cancer Awareness Month due to the fact that globally, cervical cancer is one of the leading causes of sickness and death in women. The overall effects of this preventable disease are incalculable, but the economic loss in terms of lost earnings in the Caribbean and Latin American region alone, has b...
The establishment of a Colposcopy Clinic at the South Beach Community Health Centre Monday will play a critical role in the future treatment of cervical cancer in The Bahamas, particularly at the public healthcare level, Maternal and Child Health Services Consultant Dr Baldwin Carey said.
Only 10 per cent of women in The Bahamas received cervical screening tests prior to the pandemic and with the onset of the coronavirus disease, pap smears would have likely fallen to an all-time low with very little being done to increase the rate of screening, according to one well-known obstetrician/gynecologist (OB-GYN).