Health & Wellness

World Blood Donor Day celebration heightens importance of donations

The Blood Donors Society of Grand Bahama, and Grand Bahama Health Services also accommodated donors after the press conference.

The Blood Donors Society of Grand Bahama, with World Donor Day having been celebrated on Wednesday past, is intent on heightening the awareness of the importance of assisting those in need of blood. In partnership with the Grand Bahamas Health Services (GBHS), the society is focused on expanding the message of blood donation. During a…
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Lupus Bahamas ends month long campaign on a ‘Butterfly Beautiful’ note

The Lupus Bahamas Organization (LBO) wrapped up all Lupus Awareness and Education activities on a “beautiful butterfly” note with the Seventh Annual Fun, Run/Walk for Lupus, which was well supported by the Grand Bahama community. (PHOTO COURTESY OF LUPUS BAHAMAS)

The Lupus Bahamas Organization (LBO) recently wrapped up all Lupus Awareness and Education activities on a “beautiful butterfly” note with the Seventh Annual Fun, Run/Walk for Lupus, which was well supported by the Grand Bahama community. Participants of the Lupus Awareness and Education activities received sincere thanks from LBO President C. Tamika Lightbourne, who has…
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Minister of Health: Nurses should be recognized as full partners in the Health care System

Pictured are some of the graduates of the Public Hospitals Authority’s Core Competency Strengthening Programme for Trained Clinical Nurses during their graduating ceremony held at the Paul Farquharson Centre, Police Headquarters, Thursday, June 1, 2017. (BIS PhotoS: Patrick Hanna)

Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said he believes that nurses should be recognized as full partners with physicians and other professionals, and they will play that role in the further development of health care in The Bahamas. “The requirements for full participation requires that nurses across all levels must be afforded the opportunity to…
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Cerebro Vascular Accident … STROKE

May was designated Stroke Month and recovering stroke victims were about selling red ribbons to the public. I bought mine. A very close colleague is presently in a wheelchair recovering from a sudden unexpected stroke. Thank God he is alive and recovering. It is still stressful to his wife and family. Stroke may be termed…
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