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Major Press Conference Held in Nassau, Bahamas to Address Key Issues of Country Preparedness for Ebola

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4th meeting of the Bahamas Task Force on the Ebola Virus

Marking the , Prime Minister Perry Christie held an extensive press conference to address the general public on the country’s preparedness for the deadly virus. The measures took into consideration the security, immigration, and health procedures that are being implemented by the country.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014 18:49
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Prime Minister of The Bahamas appoints Task Force on the Ebola Virus

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Prime Minister of The Bahamas appoints Task Force on the Ebola Virus

A Task Force on the deadly Ebola Virus was recently appointed by the Right Hon. Perry G. Christie, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.  The group is comprised of several members of The Cabinet, key personnel from government ministries and representation from the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Country Office.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014 19:06
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PAHO/WHO Country Office Supports Implementation of National Health Insurance, Commonwealth of The Bahamas

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In continuation of the process of the implementation of National Health Insurance in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the PAHO/WHO Country Office mobilized  Professor P. Gregory Marchildon, a high level Expert on the Canadian Health System, to visit Nassau during the week of 13-17 October 2014.  Dr. Marchildon currently serves as Research Chair in Public Policy and Economic History at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, and is Professor in the faculty of Administration.  He previously served as Executive Director of the Romanow Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada from 2001-2002.  The visit was in direct response to a request from the Hon. Dr. M. Perry Gomez, Minister of Health of The Bahamas.

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 Victor Zamora, Professor P. Gregory Marchildon; Dr. Gerry Eijkemans,
PWR, Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie,Hon. Dr. M. Perry Gomez, and Hon. Dr. Bernard J. Nottage
Dr. Victor Zamora, PAHO Advisor on Health Systems and Services Strengthening; Professor P. Gregory Marchildon; Dr. Gerry Eijkemans, PWR, Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands; Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance; Hon. Dr. M. Perry Gomez, Minister and Health and Hon. Dr. Bernard J. Nottage, Minister of National Security

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 19:08
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Building a healthy Bahamas: combating noncommunicable diseases

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Link to video: Building a healthy Bahamas

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 August 2014 17:17
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Grand Bahama Environmental Health Assessment Project

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On June 30th, 2014, The PAHO/WHO country office for The Bahamas and The Turks and Caicos Islands signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry for Grand Bahama to undertake an Environmental Health Assessment for the areas of Pinder’s Point, Lewis Yard, and other relevant surrounding communities.

(Left to Right: Hon. Minister Darville, Minister for Grand Bahama, Dr. Gerry Eijkemans, PWR Bahamas and Turks and Caicos, and Mr. Melvin Seymour, PS for Ministry for Grand Bahama.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 August 2014 13:03
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