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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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April 06, 2017
National Health Insurance Act effective as of April 5

The National Health Insurance Act is now effective as of April 5, providing for the establishment of an NHI Authority (NHIA), which would allow contracts to be executed with primary care providers.
For the first round of primary care provider registration, the NHI Secretariat recently stated that over 60 physicians in the private sector signed up for NHI to provide primary care services. The numbe...

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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 08, 2016
International Day of Persons with Disabilities Educational Forum and Exhibition

Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities, Disability Affairs Division and related non-governmental organizations held an Educational Forum and Exhibition on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at the Stapledon School Auditorium, Dolphin Drive...

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Government Committed to Improved Health Care for All
December 02, 2016
Government Committed to Improved Health Care for All

Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville said Friday that the health and wellness of a human being should never be determined by the size of his or her bank account.

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NHI Secretariat on Concerns Raised by BIA
November 29, 2016
NHI Secretariat on Concerns Raised by BIA

In regards to recent concerns raised by the Bahamas Insurance Association (BIA) pertaining to the RFP process for the Public Insurer, the NHI Secretariat would like to reiterate the importance of the timely roll-out of NHI Bahamas.

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November 09, 2016
Caribbean Health Ministers Agree on Action Plan for Innovating National Information Systems for Health

Health ministers from 16 Caribbean countries and territories reached agreement today on an action plan for collectively improving and innovating their national information systems for health.

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November 07, 2016
NHI could be 'slightly delayed' due to Hurricane Matthew

HEALTH Minister Dr. Perry Gomez admitted on Friday that due to Hurricane Matthew, which caused damage to public buildings including clinics, it was likely that the implementation of phase one of National Health Insurance (NHI) would be "slightly" delayed.

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Communication by the Prime Minister on the Impact of Hurricane Matthew
October 20, 2016
Communication by the Prime Minister on the Impact of Hurricane Matthew

I rise to report to The House on the impact of ‟Hurricane Matthew‟, the 13th named storm of the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Fortunately, the majority of our Family Islands sustained no major damage. This was a relief, particularly for those islands which were impacted last year by Hurricane Joaquin...

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