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Building a healthy Bahamas: combating noncommunicable diseases

 With the goal of achieving a “healthy Bahamas,” the country is fighting noncommunicable diseases on several fronts to reduce their burden and encourage the population to adopt healthy habits to prevent them. Heart diseases, cancer, stroke, and diabetes are some of the leading causes of death in the Bahamas.

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