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JAMAICA | Island placed on Influenza Alert

KINGSTON,  February 14, 2019 - The Ministry of Health has placed Jamaica on influenza alert in light of the significant increase in the number of cases of fever and respiratory illnesses reported across the island.
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | Cabinet Approves Interim Guidelines for Beverages in Schools

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Dec. 6, 2018 - Cabinet has approved the Interim Guidelines for beverages in schools, which will not only help to improve the dietary intake of children but also set the stage to reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which account for 78 per cent of Jamaicans who die each year.
  • Published in Health
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