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HIV Workshop for Abaco Youth
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Recently, the Bahamas Red Cross, with assistance from partners in the National HIV Centre facilitated HIV Sensitization Workshops for youth in Abaco and Eleuthera.   Today, sessions have been conducted in Cooper's Town and Marsh Harbour Abaco and in Governor's Harbour, Spanish Wells and Harbour Island, Eleuthera.  Some 350 young people have been impacted by these sessions on both islands. These sessions are facilitated by the Bahamas Red Cross

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STIGMA AND DISCRIMINATION WORKSHOP FOR GRAND BAHAMA NURSES
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On April 14, 2014 in Grand Bahama, some twenty-five (25) nurses were sensitized to the affects of Stigma and Discrimination in the workplace, and specifically how it services a barrier to access Health related serves for people living with HIV or AIDS. The session was organized as a combined effort of the Public Hospital Authority.  Mrs. Willimae Sturat, Nurse Services Advisor at PHA should be thanked for her logistical support for this activity.

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CHAP TEAM AT REGIONAL EXCHANGE MEETING – BELIZE
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The CHAP Bahamas Team is currently in Belize City participating in the 4th Annual Regional Exchange for American Red Cross funded HIV Prevention Education Programmes in the Caribbean.  The meetings were a success, and currently the team is participating in a resource market which for the Bahamas, promotes the use and access to this website.  YAY CHAP BAHAMAS!

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Creole Workshop
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The Bahamas Red Cross HIV Prevention Education Unit will conduct a HIV Prevention Education Workshop in creole for young men ages 18 - 29 years in the Bacardi Road Haitian Village, January 25 - 26, 2014 at Ebenezer Haitian Baptist Church on Carmichael Road West. For more information, please contact Creole Field Officer, Mr. Pierre Parisien at the Bahamas Red Cross by telephone number 322-9452 or by email at prparisiencfobahamas@gmail.com.

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Hygiene Tips – GOOD SLEEP HYGIENE
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What is sleep hygiene? Sleep hygiene is a variety of different practices that are necessary to have normal, quality nighttime sleep and full daytime alertness. What are some examples of good sleep hygiene? The most important sleep hygiene measure is to maintain a regular sleep and wake pattern seven days a week. It is also important to spend an appropriate amount of time in bed, not too little, or too excessive. This may vary by individual; for example,

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“CHRISTMAS SAFER SEX TIPS””
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This party season, don’t find yourself with a sexually transmitted infection (STI) or an unintended pregnancy.  Make sure you're prepared, with enough of your contraception method to last the holidays, and knowing where to get help if you need it. Our five safer sex tips for the festive season will help prevent an accident from becoming a crisis. 1. Stock up on your contraception If you use a method of contraception that you need to take every

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TEEN DATING TIPS
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When it comes to boys and dating, there is no such thing as a foolish question. How are you supposed to know the answers to questions you've never needed to ask before? Teenage dating tips are important for teenagers who are starting to date. Here are a few of the questions we've been asked most often! Teenage Dating Tips:  Most Asked Questions:    #1 Teenage Dating Tips: How do I know if I'm ready to date? Everyone develops at different

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COB Student Activity
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The Bahamas Red Cross HIV Prevention Education Unit will visit the College campus on Thursday, November 16, 2013 between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. for the promotion of our website "watusayin.com".  Please plan to participate in the many activities we will coordinate.  For more information, please contact our office by telephone at 242-322-9451 or by email at chappbahamas@gmail.com.  

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ISLAND 102.9 FM – #webeonlive
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Tune into Island 102.9 FM on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.  We will be on live with Eddie Sannie sharing interesting new information about our website and associated programmes.  Tune in!!!

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#keepcalm&playball – CENTRAL ANDROS
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The Bahamas Red Cross will host a Basket Ball Tournament on Queen's Park in Central Andros, on Saturday, September 28, 2013, 12:00 Noon - 4:00 p.m.  Inviting all teams and interested persons to participate in a day of fun filled activity for all residents of Central Andros.  For more information, contact the Bahamas Red Cross Community Resilience Unit at 242-322-9451.

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