The goal of health education in the school system is to provide students with knowledge on topics pertaining to children and adolescents, such as sexuality, personal hygiene, dental care, family life, menstruation and emotions in adolescents. The Resident School Nurse is responsible for directing these educational sessions.


Any school child is eligible.

  1. Small groups of children (up to 10 are taken together in an informal manner to discuss certain topics).
  2. A child is seen individually (especially if child has a special health problem - the nurse takes many opportunities to discuss condition with the child).
Application Form(s) 

Not applicable

Supporting Documents 

Not applicable

Turn-around time 

This varies by topic.

Not applicable
Related Fee(s) 

Not applicable

For more information please contact 

The Department of Public Health
Poncianna Hill Building, Meeting Street
P. O. Box N-3730
New Providence
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 502-4892
Fax.(242) 502-4874
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

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Agency Contact Info
Health, Ministry of
Poinciana Building Meeting & Augusta Street
P. O. Box N 3730
Nassau, N.P., The Bahamas
Phone: (242) 502-4700 or 502-4877
Fax: (242) 502-4711
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