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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 matched with their selected primary care doctor. These numbers are growing every […]

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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

CDC issues zika travel alert for The Bahamas

Following reported local mosquito transmission of zika virus infection, the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) on Tuesday issued a zika virus travel notice for The Bahamas.

Four zika cases confirmed in Bahamas; 26 pregnant women tested positive in St Lucia

Health officials in The Bahamas said on Monday that four cases of zika infection in total have been confirmed on New Providence. Officials said there are 83 suspected

Doctors Hospital Re-Accredited by Joint Commission International

The Board of Directors and Executive Team at Doctors Hospital is proud to announce that the hospital has once again been Accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI)

PAHO discusses new strategies to improve region’s health

The Executive Committee of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is discussing strategies and plans to improve the health of people in the Americas. The issues being addressed by

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