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Bahamian doctor among global ambassadors to help prevent spread of infections

Dr Nikkiah Forbes has become the first Bahamian to be selected by the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) as an ambassador to facilitate infection prevention worldwide.Dr Forbes is the director of the National HIV/AIDS and Infectious

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Mindful eating

Health coach Ethan Quant, of Elite Wellness Solutions, has succeeded in his weight loss journey and now wants to share his methods with the Bahamas in an effort to foster a culture of wellness and conquer the obesity epidemic.

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Lupus 242 kicks off awareness month

Last week, members of Lupus 242 kicked off their Lupus Awareness Month activities by paying a courtesy call on Minister of Health Dr Duane Sands. During the meeting, the group outlined the challenges

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Baby expo seeks to guide moms-to-be in special time

With the firm belief that family is the foundation on which the Bahamas was built, Parchomas (Parents Choice Bahamas) is hosting fun and educational expos to impact the direction society is headed in from the earliest stage.And the public is respondi

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Bahamian pioneer in disease elimination is named ‘Public Health Hero of the Americas’

Dr Merceline Dahl-Regis, a physician and pioneer in the public health sector added a new title to her long list of achievements: “Public Health Hero of the Americas”.

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Breezes wraps up Wellness Week

HAVING participants leave its resort feeling energised, rejuvenated and with a new approach to their health was the goal Breezes Bahamas Resort & Spa said it accomplished after hosting its first ever Wellness Retreat.

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Overcome obstacles on the path to better health

AFTER years of focusing on helping women achieve spiritual, economical and social success, New Image Ladies is now seeking to empower women when it comes to the physical as well.To this end, the organisation is inviting the entire family to particip

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Setting smart goals

Health coach Ethan Quant, of Elite Wellness Solutions, has succeeded in his weight loss journey and now wants to share his methods with the Bahamas in an effort to foster a culture of wellness and conquer the obesity epidemic.

Celebrating midwives

What happens to children before they are born and in their early years profoundly affects their future health and well-being.Midwives are crucial members of the health team, well placed to help every child make the best start in life. Their health pr

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Disability Council shows appreciation for seniors

It was a day to celebrate community and togetherness, as the Bahamas National Council For Disability hosted a luncheon to celebrate senior citizens from throughout New Providence.Participating senior citizen homes included the Demetrius Centre, the N

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UB partners with Caribbean and US experts on new studies

Hampton University (HU) and the University of the Bahamas (UB) are collaborating with experts in the fields of public health, population health, clinical health and research to address health disparities in the Caribbean and the United States through

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Cancer Society partners with local designers for 'Met Gala' ball

CANCER survivors will be clad in some of the most beautiful creations by Bahamian designers when they walk the runway during this year’s Cancer Society Ball under the theme “Met Gala: Colours of Life!”This year’s event, now in its 17th year, will pl

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Let's get moving – Physical activity: the definition, what type is right for you, and how to get started

Health coach Ethan Quant, of Elite Wellness Solutions, has succeeded in his weight loss journey and now wants to share his methods with the Bahamas in an effort to foster a culture of wellness and conquer the obesity epidemic.

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20th Atlantic Medical Fun Walk/Run attracts more than 1,800

Atlantic Medical’s Fun Walk/Run in Nassau attracted an unprecedented and enthusiastic crowd of over 1,800 competitive walkers and runners, among them none other than Minister of Health Dr Duane Sands who also assisted in prize presentations.Ladonna G

New way of defining Alzheimer's aims to find disease sooner

Government and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimer’s disease — basing it on biological signs, such as brain changes, rather than memory loss and other symptoms of dementia that are used today.The move is aimed at improving re

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