Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Cuban-trained Bahamian doctor wins case against Bahamas Medical Council

American citizens are among thousands of foreign medical students that have studied and qualified in Cuba

By Youri Kemp
Caribbean News Now associate editor

NASSAU, Bahamas — Cuban-trained doctor, Dr Mandela Kerr, in a landmark case brought in the Bahamas Supreme Court against the Bahamas Medical Council (BMC), has won his bid to be recognized as a qualified doctor in The Bahamas.

This ruling now clears the way to practice locally for those doctors and medical practitioners who successfully completed their training in Cuba, many of whom have since migrated to the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and elsewhere.  Read more >>