Health & Wellness

Hope Society set to kick-off Cancer Awareness Month this weekend

Oswald Ellis and Pamela Whylly Ferguson.

Love, support and generosity are three important factors one needs when life throws an unexpected curveball and the Grand Bahama Hope Society led by president Pamela Whylly-Ferguson is working diligently to provide that significant trio for those combating cancer. Annually, May is recognized as Cancer Awareness Month and the Hope Society has a cadre of…
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POP in support of Lupus

C. TAMIKA LIGHTBOURNE, Lupus Bahamas, President

Annually, Lupus Awareness Month is recognized throughout May, and the Lupus Bahamas Organization led by president, C. Tamika Lightbourne does its best to engage and educate the Grand Bahama community and the public at large on the intricacies of Lupus, which is an autoimmune disease in which the body turns on itself and causes harm…
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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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