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(VIDEO) The 4th Annual Grand Bahama Health Expo - March 29th
By The Bahamas Weekly News Team
Mar 28, 2009 - 9:18:09 AM

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Fr eeport, Grand Bahama - The entire community is invited to the 4th Annual Grand Bahama Health Expo at the Shiloh Seventh Day Adventist Church grounds on Sunday, March 29th from 11:30am to 6pm.

The Shiloh SDA Church Health Department is hosting the event and is joining with Ross University School of Medicine this year under the theme, "Your Health and You".  There will be something for the entire family, and it is all FREE!

Keynote speaker at the event will be hospital administrator of the Rand, Mrs. Sharon Williams and guest speakers will be Dr. Tamara Burke-Moree and Dr. Alvira Higgs.

In this video you will hear from Dr. McMillan from Shiloh, SDA; Timothy Yu, President of Ross University Student Government Association; Dan Lowe, Elder of Shiloh SDA: and Aaron James, a student of Ross University Medical School; and Alexis Bell, Health Ministries Director at Shiloh Church.

There will be vegetarian dishes, blood pressure screening, blood glucose screening, dental exams, a Kids Corner, eye and ear testing, cholesterol testing, weight and health assessments.

Alexis Bell, Health Ministries Director at Shiloh Church said, “We are so pleased to be working alongside Ross University students for our fourth annual health expo. We hope the community will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to learn more about their own health.”

Ross University medical student and vice president of their Student Government Association, Timothy Yu said, "Community service and health education are the core reasons that inspired many of Ross students to pursue a career in medicine.  This partnership with Shiloh Seventh Day Adventist Church is the first of many opportunities for Ross University School of Medicine students to strengthen the Bahamian healthcare community.  At this health fair we are focusing on essential topics including hypertension, diabetes, eye and ear health, and breast cancer awareness.  We are very excited about this event and we encourage families and singles of all ages to come by for this fun and educational expo, as we continue to strive to build and partner with our new community."

The Shiloh church is located on Torcross Road next to the Grand Bahama Academy and close to Maurice Moore Primary School.

Part of the Grand Bahama Health Expo organizing team on the grounds of the Shiloh SDA Church, where the 4th Annual Health Expo will take place on Sunday, March 29th from 11:30am to 6pm. Left to right: Daniel Lowe, Shiloh Church elder; Erin James, Ross University SNMA Club President; Timothy Yu, Ross University President of Student Government Association; Dr. McMillan of Shiloh Church; and Alexys Bell, Health Ministries Director at Shiloh Church. Photo: Robbin Whachell


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