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Riann Ming Awarded Brown Family Scholarship

Riann Ming Awarded Brown Family Scholarship

Riann Ming — a graduate of the University of North Carolina — has been announced as the 2015 recipient of the Brown Family Scholarship. Established six years ago by Dr. Ewart Brown, Mrs. Wanda Henton Brown, Dr. Brown’s sister, Ms. Emelita Johnson and his niece, Dr. Kim Robinson, this scholarship is intended for Bermudian Undergraduate... Read more of this article

Business To Offer Advanced Life Saving Skills

Business To Offer Advanced Life Saving Skills

Gilbert “Artie” Darrell has returned to his family home of Bermuda with plans to expand his business ventures with the goal of ensuring all residents and visitors to the island have access to the highest standards of emergency care available. Mr. Darrell said, “I chose to come back to Bermuda to expand my business ventures home, and one goal was... Read more of this article

Healthy Choice 5K Road Race Set For July 12

Healthy Choice 5K Road Race Set For July 12

The Healthy Choice 5k Road Race Run And Walk is set to be held on Sunday July 12, starting from Butterfield & Vallis on Orange Valley Road in Devonshire. The event – organised by the Mid Atlantic Athletic Club and sanctioned by the Bermuda National Athletics Association, with timing supplied by Bermuda Timing Systems – will see walkers... Read more of this article

Column: The Naturopathic Approach To Acne

Column: The Naturopathic Approach To Acne

[Written by Dr. Amani Flood, NMD, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine at NMAC] Did you know that healthy skin begins within? Your outward appearance is a reflection of internal health, so part of any plan to achieve radiant skin is to be aware of what you put into your body and what you should leave out. One thing to be sure to leave out is sugar. Sugar... Read more of this article

Hospitals Week To Include ‘Know Your BHB’

Hospitals Week To Include ‘Know Your BHB’

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has announced its first Hospitals Week in over 30 years, with the goal of helping provide data and information about the services it provides, how it operates, and how well it performs. A promotion called ‘Know Your BHB!’ will run in the lobbies of the new Acute Care Wing and General Wing of KEMH and aim to provide... Read more of this article

Minister Meets With PAHO-WHO Representative

Minister Meets With PAHO-WHO Representative

Today [June 29] the Minister of Health, Seniors and Environment Jeanne Atherden met with PAHO-WHO [Pan American Health Organization –World Health Organization] representative Dr. Noreen Jack at Ministry headquarters. Dr. Jack is visiting Bermuda to consult with the Ministry on the Biennial Work Plan, a short term strategic plan for health system improvements... Read more of this article

$5,000 Raised For Mental Health Foundation

$5,000 Raised For Mental Health Foundation

On June 25th, Deborah Pharoah-Williams and Tali Gabai-Maiato presented the Directors of the Bermuda Mental Health Foundation [BMHF] with a cheque for $5000.00 representing funds raised during the Bermuda Day holiday. A BMHF spokesperson said, “Deborah and Tali sought to raise funds to help combat stigma surrounding depression and increase knowledge... Read more of this article

Delinquent Employer Names To Be Published

Delinquent Employer Names To Be Published

Following the passage of the Health Insurance Amendment Act 2015 — which allows for the publication of names of employers who fail to provide health insurance coverage for their employees — the first list will be published on July 3. A statement from BHeC said, “Following the passage of the Health Insurance Amendment Act 2015, the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Health Department To Observe HIV Testing Day

Health Department To Observe HIV Testing Day

The Department of Health is observing HIV Testing Day on Monday 29th June, 2015 as part of its ongoing efforts to educate the community about the importance of knowing their HIV status. A spokesperson said, “Testing will be available on Monday from 8:30am-3:30pm, including through lunch, at the Communicable Disease Control Clinic of the Hamilton... Read more of this article

BHF Honours Tannock, Awards Scholarships

BHF Honours Tannock, Awards Scholarships

On June 19th, the Bermuda Health Foundation honoured Mr. Patrick Tannock, President of XL [Bermuda] Ltd. with the 13th Annual Salute to Service Award, and also presented scholarships to Shi-Vaughn Lee and Chioma Nwasike. Mr. Tannock is responsible for strategic direction, underwriting profitability and leadership at SLIB business lines. Mr. Tannock... Read more of this article

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