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World Blood Donor Day 2012 Events

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World Blood Donor Day 2012, with the theme “every blood donor is a hero” was observed in The Bahamas with The Princess Margaret Hospital’s annual Donor Ceremony and Corporate Blood Drive, held on Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at Rawson Square, Bay Street. Among the sponsors of the Blood Drive were Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and One Blood.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 June 2012 14:22
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Ms. Diane MacDonald joins the PAHO Bahamas and Turks & Caicos Country Office

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On April 24, Ms. Diane MacDonald joined the PAHO Bahamas and Turks & Caicos Country Office. She is the second of three epidemiologists from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to bring epidemiological support to this region of the Caribbean over the course of the year. She has 17 years of public health experience in Canada and internationally. Her areas of expertise include communicable disease surveillance, outbreak response, and training.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 June 2012 10:47
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PWR Bahamas visits with Commissioner, Ellison Greenslade of the Royal Bahamas Police Force

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On April 25, PWR/Bahamas paid a visit to Commissioner, Ellison Greenslade of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, on the occasion of the visit of United Nations Security officials to The Bahamas.

Standing: Centre – Commissioner Greenslade, to his right – Dr. Gerry Eijkemans, PWR; to her right – Mr. Michael McNulty, United Nations Designated Security Officer and to Commissioner Greenslade’s left – Mr. Lincoln Campbell, Administrator, UNDP-Jamaica.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 April 2012 09:04
 

PWR Bahamas Makes Courtesy Calls

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Dr. Gerarda Eijkemans, PAHO/WHO Representative, Bahamas and Turks and Caicos, making a courtesy visit on The Right Honourable Hubert A. Ingraham, Prime Minister on 17th February, 2012.

 

 

 

 


 

 

Dr. Gerarda Eijkemans, PAHO/WHO Representative, Bahamas and Turks and Caicos, making a courtesy call on His Excellency Sir Arthur A. Foulkes, Governor General on 17th February, 2012.


 

Last Updated on Monday, 19 March 2012 16:04
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Epidemiologist in PAHO Bahamas Office

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"The PAHO Bahamas and Turks & Caicos Country Office has entered into an exciting new partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to bring one year of international epidemiological support to this region of the Caribbean. Through this partnership, three Canadian field epidemiologists will be participating in consecutive 4-month assignments in The Bahamas and Turks & Caicos Islands. The purpose of these assignments is to build national epidemiological capacity for communicable disease control through early detection of key epidemic-prone diseases and appropriate response in line with the countries’ global responsibilities under the International Health Regulations (IHR).

Last Updated on Monday, 19 March 2012 15:45
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