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New Tropical Storm Forms Behind Hurricane Irma

FLORIDA, United States, Tuesday September 5, 2017 – Even as the Leeward Islands prepares for the impact of a dangerous Category 5 Hurricane Irma, the 10th tropical storm of the 2017 Atlantic season has formed and based on current projections, […]

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BAHAMAS: Dr. Sands Provides Update on Stem Cell Research

A subject that caused quite the controversy, yet Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said when it comes to stem cell research here in the country nothing much

Bahamas: Dr. Burnett-Garraway new Medical Chief of Staff at PMH

The Public Hospitals Authority is pleased to announce that Dr. Caroline Burnett-Garraway has been appointed Medical Chief of Staff for the Princess Margaret Hospital with effect from August

Bahamas: Expired Contracts Caused NHI Layoffs

Englerston Member of Parliament (MP) Glenys Hanna-Martin, after asking for clarification regarding the dismissal of 21 customer service representatives by the National Insurance Board (NIB), was told in

15,000 Bahamians Enrol in NHI

Since the launch of the enrolment phase of National Health Insurance (NHI) Bahamas on April 24, more than 15,000 persons have enrolled and over 11,000 beneficiaries have been

Bahamas: PM Hints At Possible NHI Delay

Prime Minister Perry Christie recently hinted to a possible delay of the roll-out of National Health Insurance (NHI), telling reporters that Hurricane Matthew threw quite a curveball at

Bahamas: Darville: No outbreaks of infectious diseases since Matthew

There have been no outbreaks of infectious diseases on Grand Bahama since Hurricane Matthew, Minister for Grand Bahama Dr. Darville revealed recently. Darville, who was speaking to

Bahamas: Surgery Backlog At PMH

An increasing number of persons awaiting vital surgeries continue to be a mounting issue at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) and infrastructural issues at the facility do nothing

Bahamas minister warns of zika impact on regional tourism

Bahamas minister of tourism Obie Wilchcombe said the increasing number of warnings on the zika virus coming from the Caribbean region could create a negative perception of Caribbean

Stem Cell Bank To Open In The Bahamas

Bahamas seems set to have its first stem cell laboratory and cell banking facility. The country’s National Stem Cell Ethics Committee (NSCEC) has given provisional approval status for Med

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