Topic: health

4 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.

4 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.

4 years ago

BTVI Encourages Healthy Living

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BTVI Encourages Healthy Living

Beauty, health and fitness were all rolled into one as over 20 exhibitors recently participated in The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute’s (BTVI) Wellness Fair.

4 years ago

February Is Heart Month

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February Is Heart Month

Twenty-five per cent of all deaths in the Bahamas were directly related to heart disease, according to The Department of Statistics in 2009. Today, heart disease remains the major cause of death in The Bahamas.

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