Health & Wellness

Residents flow in to ‘give the gift of life’

GIVING LIFE – The Blood Donors Society of Grand Bahama held a blood drive at the Rand Memorial Hospital on Friday, April 27 in conjunction with the University of The Bahamas. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL) 

The Blood Donors Society of Grand Bahama (BDSGB) was back on the road to promote its “Gift of Life” Campaign, which took place yesterday – Friday, April 27. During a press conference on Wednesday, April 25 prior to the event, BDSGB shared details about the drive. Lededra Marche, president of the BDSGB stated the much…
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Know your status Rapid HIV Testing set for Saturday


Founder of the HIV/AIDS Survivors Benefit (HASB), Kevin Thompson-Delancy, is once again partnering with both national and international organizations to sensitize residents in the community of Grand Bahama to learn their status, as it relates to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Of the view that sensitizing the public to the…
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What is really important?

Vanity of vanity - all is vanity and striving after naught! These are the words of King Solomon as he looked back over his life as the richest, wisest man that ever lived. He had wisdom, knowledge and understanding but he lacked discernment. STRESS Stress is the greatest of all killers in modern life and…
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Minister of Health: The time for healthier Bahamians is an idea whose time has come

In this file photo Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands gave an update on the hospital cafeteria that is currently under construction and other capital development projects that are presently ongoing on Grand Bahama.

Serving as keynote speaker at the official opening of World Health Month, by the World Health Organization (WHO), Minister of Health, Dr. Duane Sands acknowledged on Thursday morning that WHO continues its efforts to challenge world leaders, policy makers, and national health systems to take concrete steps to move towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC). This…
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