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PAHO/WHO Tamiflu Presentation to The Government of Turks and Caicos Islands

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The PAHO Bahamas Representation continued to actively support The Commonwealth of The Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands [TCI] in relation to their preparedness and response to the H1N1 Influenza A emergency.  On Thursday 11th June 2009, Mr. Samuel McIntosh, our General Services Officer, presented 264 therapeutic doses of Tamiflu to the Ministry of Health of the Turks and Caicos Islands.  In this photograph, Mr. McIntosh is seen presenting these Influenza treatments to Ms. Denise Saunders, the Permanent Secretary, and Dr. Rufus Ewing, the Director of Health Services, in Providenciales, TCI.

Tamiflu presentation- TCI
Mr. Mcintosh presents Tamiflu to Ms. Saunders, Permanent Secretary and Dr. Ewing, Director of Health Services
 
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 June 2009 10:02
 

PAHO Helps Turks and Caicos Islands Recover

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Damage to Grand Turk HospitalAfter being severely ravaged by Tropical Storm Hanna and Hurricane Ike in September 2008, the Pan American Health Organization [PAHO] collaborated with the national health authorities of the Turks and Caicos Islands [TCI] to support their post-disaster recovery efforts. There was much dislocation of the population, including the national health staff, on some of the islands such as Grand Turk and South Caicos, due to extensive damage of homes and buildings, including the Grand Turk Hospital.
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 June 2009 10:03
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