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August 23, 2019
Families unable to identify loved ones during strike

FAMILIES who cannot identify their loved ones, complaints in the maternity ward, and patients being turned away from public clinics -- these are all the effects of the Bahamas Doctors Union's strike, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands and other health pro

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March 24, 2017
Improvemtns to Public Health Centres Accelerating Pubic Healthcare Transformation

Contract signings for a total of $800,000 of renovation works to the South Beach Clinic and the Flamingo Gardens Clinic were implemented in an official ceremony, March 21, 2017, at South Beach Clinic, by Minister for Grand Bahama...

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April 22, 2017
Statement from The Ministry of Health on Public Health Clinic Enrolment in National Health Insurance

The Ministry of Health advises that the public health clinics in New Providence can be selected as primary care providers for NHI enrolment...

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March 03, 2017
The Bahamian Achilles heel

Dear Editor,
Does anyone else find it funny (not in a "haha" way), that Bahamians who are outraged by our surging violent crime problem are also very likely the same Bahamians who don't support immigration reform?
It is hilarious to me that a nation which considers itself to be "Christian" can conveniently forget that the second greatest commandment given by Jesus Himself, per the book of Matthew ...

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January 25, 2017
The NHI quagmire

Dear Editor,

In July 2016, I told y'all that there is no way on Earth that NHI could be rolled out in 2016, despite all the political talk and empty promises, but y'all ain't listen. At the time, I also told y'all about my colleagues' taxpayer-funded vacation to South Africa in the name of fact finding for NHI. Jokes can't done!
Now I am back having had a look at my crystal ball within the NHI Se...

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January 12, 2017
Ministry of Health National Immunization Protocol

The Ministry of Health wishes to advise the general public that through an article in the daily Tribune dated 4th January 2017 entitled “From a picture of health to death’s door for baby Aidan” an infant experienced what appeared to have been a severe illness after receipt of routine immunizations...

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Communication by the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie on the National Health Insurance Bill
August 15, 2016
Communication by the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie on the National Health Insurance Bill

Mr. Speaker: The Government of The Bahamas is committed to the implementation of National Health Insurance so that every Bahamian has access to an improved quality of healthcare. Mr. Speaker, as the cost of health care continues to rise, we are not seeing a rising level of key indicators of health...

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August 11, 2016
People 'can keep existing coverage under NHI'

BAHAMIANS who are satisfied with their existing health insurance coverage won't be affected by the implementation of National Health Insurance although they may be able to renegotiate their private insurance plans in order to pay a lower price, Health Minister Dr Perry Gomez said yesterday.

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NHI: 'Potent social initiative and instrument of change'
August 11, 2016
NHI: 'Potent social initiative and instrument of change'

The Bahamas has made remarkable progress in improving the health of its people over the past 30 years, but those gains cannot be taken for granted, nor can the country become complacent in protecting those achievements.

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June 28, 2016
Bimini man shot in leg

A MAN was taken to a clinic in Bimini yesterday after he was shot in the leg.

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