THE MINISTER OF HEALTH, THE PRIME MINISTER, MUST GO

Only Kafka could have written a story as bizarre as this. The Government forgot that the order for the extension of the Proclamation of the State of Public Emergency expired on 29 June 2020. But they scheduled a debate on 30 June 2020.  That meant that the extension debate would be a nullity because the […]

NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE

Okay so now the FNM has launched with great fanfare last week on Thursday 25th October through the voice of Dr. Robin Roberts , their version of the National Health Insurance programme. Guess what? It isn’t much different from the PLP’s plan. You have to laugh. It took these people 17 months in office to […]

STATEMENT BY SENATOR THE HON. DR. MICHAEL DARVILLE OPPOSITION SPOKESPERSON ON HEALTH

STATEMENT BY SENATOR THE HON. DR. MICHAEL DARVILLE OPPOSITION SPOKESPERSON ON HEALTH FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 18TH JUNE, 2017 DR. SANDS NEEDS TO LAY ALL HOSPITAL CONTRACTS TO PROVE HIS CLAIMS, OR APOLOGIZE TO THE BAHAMIAN PEOPLE During his budget debate, Health Minister Hon. Dr. Duane Sands indicated that the former Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) administration […]

National Health Insurance Official Statement

NHI Bahamas: The Facts Statement from the Government of The Bahamas on National Health Insurance (via the Bahamas Information Services)   “As we celebrate the start of the 2016 year we are also celebrating a big step towards a better health care system in The Bahamas. The Government of The Bahamas remains committed to having […]

HEALTH MINISTRY REPORTS ON RUBIS

NASSAU, click Bahamas (BIS) May 8 — Advising that health investigations began in Marathon as early as Monday, May 4, 2015 and were only interrupted by inclement weather on Tuesday, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr. Glen Beneby told the public that the government will “leave no stone unturned” in assisting residents of Marathon impacted by […]

MINISTRY OF HEALTH ON EBOLA ISSUES

October 13th, 2014   The Ministry of Health is acutely aware of the situation regarding the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) situation globally and would like to take this opportunity to again address and update the Bahamian people regarding the topic. The current Ebola outbreaks in West and Central Africa started in December of 2013 with […]