One of the most accomplished women, in the modern Bahamas, is Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis.
Few people, outside of the medical profession, had ever heard of Dr. Dahl-Regis, physician, public health expert and former Chief Medical Officer of The Bahamas. However, in March 2020, that was about to change.
A global health crisis, would thrust Dr. Dahl-Regis, into the national and international spotlight.
In March 2020, Dahl-Regis became a household name across the length and breadth of The Bahamas. She helped to navigate a nervous, scared nation, through those first uncertain and precarious year of the Covid 19 pandemic.
As Special Health Advisor to the Prime Minister and Chair of the National Covid19 Vaccine Committee, Dahl-Regis became an most important and sought after voices in the country.
2018 – Accolades from the Pan American Health Organisation
In 2018, Dr. Dahl-Regis was a Pan American Health Organisation awardee https://youtu.be/Xrf7jYcQKIk
Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis Wikipedia Page
15th August 2021 – REMARKS: Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis Special Health Adviser to the Prime Minister, Chair, National COVID-19 Vaccine Consultative Committee Press Conference Statement
Merceline Dahl,16 years old, in 1965 presented the Queen’s Badge by Lady Grey, wife of Bahamas Governor Ralph Grey
Merceline seemed destined for great things, very early on. In 1965, she received the Queen’s Badge for “special test work and an overall assessment of her character and personality”.