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Dr. Ball Public Health Scholarship Recipients

Dr. Ball Public Health Scholarship Recipients

The Ministry of Health announced the awardees of the 2019 Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarships, with all Toriah Smith, Kyla Sinclair, Taylor Hill, Sasha Maybury, Candice Albuoy, Crystal Dill, Annisha Peets, Ter-Rae Morrison and Ivy Ingham all receiving scholarships. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health is pleased... Read more of this article

Students Receive Dr. Barbara Ball Scholarships

Students Receive Dr. Barbara Ball Scholarships

The Ministry of Health and Seniors has announced the 10 awardees of this year’s Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarships. In total, 14 students are currently receiving the scholarship, including past awardees. A Government spokesperson said, “This year the Ministry received over 50 applications, many of an exceedingly high standard. The... Read more of this article

Dr Ball Healh Scholarship Deadline Extended

Dr Ball Healh Scholarship Deadline Extended

The Ministry of Health and Seniors advised that the deadline for applications for the Dr. Barbara Ball Scholarship has been extended from 4th April to 21st April, 2017. “The scholarship will assist Bermudians with a proven financial need seeking careers or professional development in public health,” a spokesperson said. “The Dr. Barbara... Read more of this article

Students Receive Dr. Barbara Ball Scholarships

Students Receive Dr. Barbara Ball Scholarships

Ten students were awarded this year’s Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarships, with Minister of Health and Seniors Jeanne Atherden saying that the winners “stood out as having the combination of academic achievement and choice of healthcare profession that would be most beneficial to Bermuda. ” Minister Atherden said, “After due... Read more of this article

Dr. Ball Scholarship Application Deadline April 4

Dr. Ball Scholarship Application Deadline April 4

The Ministry of Health, Seniors and Environment are today [March 26] reminding the public that April 4th, 2016 is the application deadline for the Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarship. The scholarship will assist Bermudians with a proven financial need seeking careers or professional development in public health. A spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

Seven Students Receive Dr. Ball Scholarships

Seven Students Receive Dr. Ball Scholarships

The Minister of Health, Seniors and Environment Jeanne Atherden congratulated the recipients of this year’s Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarships. Minister Atherden said, “I wish all our scholarship winners success as they prepare for their future careers in healthcare. These seven where chosen because they stood out to the selection committee... Read more of this article

Dr. Barbara Ball Health Scholarship Recipients

Dr. Barbara Ball Health Scholarship Recipients

This morning [Aug 17] Minister of Health Zane DeSilva  met with recipients of this year’s Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarships at Camden House to congratulate them on their awards. The Minister welcomed recipients Samáe Williams, Jennifer Wilson, Ciara Talbot, Lara Loescher, LeRhonda Mills, Angelita Trott, Erica Ingemann and Veronica Baptista... Read more of this article

Dr. Barbara Ball Laid to Rest

Dr. Barbara Ball Laid to Rest

Dr Barbara Bertha Ball, MRCS, LRCP, OBE, JP [13 June 1924 - 14 March 2011] The Governor, represented by Deputy Governor Mr David Arkley, Premier Paula Cox and Deputy Premier Derrick Burgess, and Leader of the Opposition Kim.Swan were all in attendance at this afternoon’s Catholic Mass for the late Dr Barbara Ball. Others came from the Cabinet,... Read more of this article

Minister Burch on Dr Ball: “Fearless Icon”

Minister Burch on Dr Ball: “Fearless Icon”

Calling her a “fearless icon,” Minister of National Security Lt. Col. David Burch paid tribute the late Dr. Barbara Ball in the Senate today [Mar.16], saying the “the unlikely trail blazed by this graduate of the Bermuda High School for Girls is a colour-blind example of a career dedicated to uplifting the unfortunate and championing... Read more of this article

Otti Simmons: A Tribute to Dr Barbara Ball

Otti Simmons: A Tribute to Dr Barbara Ball

[Written by Ottiwell Simmons, former President of the BIU] There is no doubt that Dr. Ball was one of Bermuda’s most outstanding citizens. It is well known that Doc. spent all of her adult life caring for people, regardless of their station in life. She was extremely talented and accomplished in many disciplines. She was a medical practitioner, a... Read more of this article

Videos: BIU Pays Tribute to Dr Barbara Ball

Videos: BIU Pays Tribute to Dr Barbara Ball

[Updated with additional videos] Past and present Presidents of the Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] hosted a press conference this afternoon [Mar.14], speaking on the passing of trade union pioneer Dr Barbara Ball last night. Present were three past or present BIU Presidents; Chris Furbert, Deputy Premier Derrick Burgess and Ottiwell Simmons. Dr Ball... Read more of this article

PLP Pay Tribute to Dr. Barbara Ball

PLP Pay Tribute to Dr. Barbara Ball

The Progressive Labour Party released a statement about the passing of Dr. Barbara Ball, saying, “We recognize and appreciate the considerable sacrifice and skills of this valiant woman of the people. Dr. Ball spent forty-four years of her life fighting for the rights of the working class people of Bermuda, and the Progressive Labour Party thanks... Read more of this article

The Loss of Dr Barbara Ball

The Loss of Dr Barbara Ball

Bermuda has lost a legendary figure with the passing of Dr Barbara Ball last night [Mar.13] at age 86. The pioneering trailblazer was the first female doctor to practice medicine in Bermuda, and was integral in the trade union and civil rights movements in the 1950s and 60s. Dr. Ball was born in Bermuda on 13 June 1924. She was educated at the then... Read more of this article