The Bahamas: Sci/Tech

5 years ago

BTVI’s Solar Energy Course Underway

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BTVI’s Solar Energy Course Underway

With the mounting costs of electricity bills and the alternative of conserving energy, The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) has officially recommenced its solar energy program.

5 years ago

Embassy Donates Portable X-Ray Machines To Health Ministry

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Embassy Donates Portable X-Ray Machines To Health Ministry

U.S. Embassy officials formally met with Minister of Health Dr. Perry Gomez and representatives from the Public Hospitals Authority to participate in the handover of four new portable X-ray machines during a brief ceremony at the Princess Margaret Hospital in the newly constructed Critical Care Block.

5 years ago

Sky’s The Limit For Young Entrepreneurs

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Sky’s The Limit For Young Entrepreneurs

Lance Knowles and George Mosko, the two young Bahamians whose unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) photography and cinematography business has skyrocketed since its launch just over one year ago, today said they will seek government’s consideration of regulating the rapidly expanding drone industry.

5 years ago

Bahamas Sexual Health and Rights Association Receives PEPFAR Grant

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Bahamas Sexual Health and Rights Association Receives PEPFAR Grant

On February 10, 2014, the U.S. Embassy officially awarded a PEPFAR Small Grant to the Bahamas Family Planning Association. The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is the cornerstone of the U.S. President’s Global Health Initiative, and the largest commitment in the country’s history towards a single disease.

5 years ago

Okyanos Heart Institute Inks Deal with Cytori Therapeutics

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Okyanos Heart Institute Inks Deal with Cytori Therapeutics

Okyanos Heart Institute, whose mission it is to bring a new standard of care and a better quality of life to patients with coronary artery disease using adult stem cell therapy, and Cytori Therapeutics, NASDAQ: CYTX (San Diego, California), have announced that they have established a ten year supply agreement for the Celution System family of products to be utilized by the Okyanos Heart Institute.

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