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NHI Authority to hold consultations on proposed changes to NHI program
October 23, 2018
NHI Authority to hold consultations on proposed changes to NHI program

Today, Dr. Robin Roberts, Chairman of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Board, announced that the National Health Insurance (NHI) program will be undergoing a transformation to better suit the needs of Bahamians and stakeholders...

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September 26, 2018
PHA Desires to Continue Working Closely with Health Care Unions

The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) continues its desire to work very closely with health care unions, and has enjoyed amicable relations over the past nine months of dialogue with them, Catherine Weech, Managing Director, PHA...

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May 04, 2018
Former Chief Medical Officer Receives PAHO's Public Health Hero of the Americas Award

Bahamian longtime healthcare professional, Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis received the Public Health Hero of the Americas Award from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) at a ceremony at Government House, Wednesday, May 2, 2018...

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April 30, 2018
Doctor praised for giving back

After 22 years of serving lunch to the elderly, Dr. Malik Kavala was praised for giving back to the community by Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator the Hon. J. Kwasi Thompson...

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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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November 13, 2017
The Government has vested interested in the Sustainability of the Nursing Workforce

Minister of Health the Hon. Dr. Duane Sands said being fully cognizant of the value of Nurses, and the essentials of having a strong, viable complement of nurses and nursing professionals, The Bahamas Government has a vested interest in the sustainability of the Nursing workforce and the advancement of the Nursing profession...

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July 06, 2017
CARICOM Secretariat Remarks by the Secretary-General Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque at The Opening of 38th Regular Conference of Heads of Governement...

It is my pleasure to welcome you all to the Thirty-Eighth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)...

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July 05, 2017
Statement from Dr. Sands, Minister of Health-National Health Insurance

The Government of The Bahamas remains committed to the successful implementation of National Health Insurance [NHI] to further ensure that all legal residents and visitors of and to The Bahamas have access to modern and affordable health care services...

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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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April 12, 2017
PLP releases 'Action Plan for Moving Forward Together' on new website

The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) released its "Action Plan for Moving Forward Together" yesterday through the newly relaunched www.myplp.org website.
The action plan outlines the PLP's plan to address six strategic priorities over the next five years: expanding opportunities, empowering Bahamians, protecting the citizens, caring for the people, preserving what makes The Bahamas special, and str...

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