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Ministers applaud 3rd WAUSM Cohort on Grand Bahama Island

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas — The Government of The Bahamas joined Western Atlantic University School of Medicine (WAUSM) in congratulating 39 of its medical students taking part in a White Coat Ceremony held Saturday, September 10th, 2022 at Grand Lucayan resort on Grand Bahama Island. Several government dignitaries attended the ceremony, including Prime Minister, the Hon. Philip Davis, who served as keynote speaker.  Among others bringing remarks at the ceremony were Health & Wellness Minister, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville and Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Ginger Moxey. Dr. Darville admonished the students, who are beginning their journey from pre-clinical to clinical health services, to take their roles seriously and understand that with their chosen career...

PM Davis affirms commitment to expanding healthcare in The Bahamas at WAUSM White Coat Ceremony

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas – Presenting the keynote address at Western Atlantic University School of Medicine’s (WAUSM) White Coat Ceremony at Grand Lucayan resort on Saturday, September 10, 2022, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis commended the 39 medical students on their accomplishments.  He also remarked that the university’s Grand Bahama campus was an important contributor to tourism, through both education and medical tourism sectors. The Davis Administration and WAUSM signed an amended Heads of Agreement in January to provide “a more profitable structure for The Bahamas with removal of the moratorium on medical schools.” Prime Minister Davis said the government has marketed The Bahamas as ideally located for foreign and direct investment, tour...