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.
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.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 8, 2018: Minister of Health, Dr Christopher Tufton, says comprehensive tobacco legislation is coming next year and will, among other things, restrict tobacco companies from advertising in certain settings.
KINGSTON, October 25, 2018 - The Ministry of Health is pursuing the development of a Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy, which will create a framework for identifying effective strategies to reduce maternal mortality rates.
MONTEGO BAY, April 19, 2018 — Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has described Opposition Leader Dr. Peter Phillips' call for a public inquiry into government's decision to ignore a recommendation from the Ministry of Health's technical team to evacuate the Cornwall Regional Hospital as a witch hunt.
KINGSTON, March 8, 2018 - RJR - The findings of the latest RJR Gleaner Group Don Anderson poll has given Prime Minister Andrew Holness mixed reviews from the Jamaican population about his performance since taking office a little more than two years ago.