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BREAST cancer screening for disabled Bahamian women has been launched in Grand Bahama - even as one campaigner warned that disabled women lack access to proper screening although they face the same risks as other women.
ASSISTANT Commissioner of Police Theophilus Cunningham said it is important that disabled individuals are treated fairly in society.
SOCIAL Services Minister Obie Wilchcombe said officials are working to tear down barriers against women with disabilities.
THE Chinese Embassy donated more than 10 tablets to the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development for persons with disabilities yesterday.
CHINA donated 15 wheelchairs to The Bahamas in a ceremony on Friday.
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SOCIAL Services Minister Obie Wilchcombe announced his ministry’s plans yesterday to push for more inclusion of disabled people in The Bahamas, with $247,000 budgeted for the initiative.
PEOPLE are being urged to wear mismatched socks tomorrow (Tuesday) to mark Down Syndrome Day in The Bahamas.
THE government yesterday signed two conventions concerning progress for persons with disabilities and gender-based violence and also launched one phase of the National Child Labour Policy.
A MAN with a hearing disability was charged in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday with assaulting a man with a rock and damaging his car.
Public buildings are being refitted with wheelchair ramps to make them more accessible to disabled members of the public, Minister of Works and Utilities Alfred Sears revealed yesterday.
My sister and her husband are currently visiting from England. She is partly disabled and is unable to walk long distances. Since due to the pandemic they have been unable to visit for some years I thought it would be nice to drive them to a local beach.
HE became the head of his household at an early age. The death of his parents not only placed some big responsibility in his hands, it left a void in his heart and the hearts of his siblings.
EDUCATION Minister Glenys Hanna Martin said she hopes to start the new year by testing students nationwide for any learning loss issues following the pandemic.
OFFICIALS at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) are urging international travellers to arrive nearly four hours ahead of departure time due to heavy traffic anticipated at the terminal for the remainder of this month.
ON the third anniversary of Hurricane Dorian, a non-profit organisation helping people and communities impacted by disasters returned to Abaco last week to start their third phase of relief work focusing on home repairs and giving residents who have been displaced or living in unhealthy conditions, a safe, secure and functional home.
PUBLIC access to the civil registry at the Registrar General’s Department was restored last week as its top official apologised for what she described as an “unexpected and inordinate delay” and disruption.
In early February, the children of the Bahamas Association for the Physically Disabled were blessed with an outpouring of loving care and generosity from a team of volunteer professionals from West Palm Beach, Florida.
A Cabinet minister yesterday pledged to reveal the first Bahamas Mortgage Corporation audited financial statements for a decade by this September after the agency issued more than $5m worth of mortgages during the past two years.