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Tracking Medical Graduates in Jamaica and The Bahamas

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2018.029
Pages: 
47-52
Synopsis: 
In Jamaica and The Bahamas, there were 1079 medical graduates between 2012 and 2016; 69% of them were female. All graduates obtained internship posts, mainly in public hospitals. Of the 2259 applicants, 664 were accepted to postgraduate programmes. Seventy per cent of all graduates were working in the English-speaking Caribbean.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine the availability of employment and retention for the increased number of medical graduates in Jamaica and The Bahamas.

Methods: The availability of internships and junior medical posts for graduates of The University of the West Indies in Jamaica and The Bahamas over the five-year period of 2012 to 2016 was reviewed.

Accepted: 
11 Apr, 2018
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e-Published: 26 Feb, 2019

HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Sexual Behaviour among Junior High School Students in New Providence, Bahamas

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.169
Pages: 
318–22
Synopsis: 
Junior high schools students in New Providence, Bahamas, have fairly accurate knowledge of HIV/AIDS but misconceptions regarding transmission are still prevalent.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine accuracy of knowledge and sexual behaviour patterns of junior high school students in New Providence towards HIV/AIDS and identify gender variations.

Methods: A cross-sectional study with cluster sampling of classrooms was undertaken at two schools utilizing a questionnaire. SPSS was used for statistical analysis.

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e-Published: 14 Aug, 2013

Partnered Care in The Bahamas: A Model of Advanced Healthcare Delivery for Developing Countries

Issue: 
Pages: 
30–6
Synopsis: 
Partnered Care is a cost-effective means of making costly and advanced, state-of-the art medical services available to the general population, irrespective of their ability to pay.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To assess the delivery of advanced specialized medical care using The Partnered Care Model as a means of providing affordable access to all, irrespective of ability to pay.

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e-Published: 06 Jun, 2013

Getting to Zero: Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in The Bahamas

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.263
Pages: 
921–3
Synopsis: 
Male circumcision is an important strategy to reduce the transmission of HIV. There is a need to determine the prevalence of male circumcision and its acceptability among healthcare practitioners and the general population in The Bahamas.

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e-Published: 24 Jun, 2013

Getting to Zero: Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in The Bahamas

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.263

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e-Published: 21 Feb, 2013

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