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Jamaica to take part in clinical trials for Zikv

ST ELIZABETH, July 22, 2016 - Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton, says Jamaica will shortly be participating in a number of clinical trials in the drive to find a vaccine to treat the Zika Virus (ZIKV).
  • Published in Health

Tufton concerned over effect of 'Ganja Law' on youth

KINGSTON, June 30, 2016- Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton has lamented a 50 per cent increase in the number of students now being treated for marijuana use, and has recommended an in-depth review of the impact that amendments to the Dangerous Drugs Act are having on the country.
  • Published in Health

Tufton Endorses Products to Control Mosquitoes

KINGSTON, JUNE 22, 2016-  Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton, has endorsed the launch of two products by Hardware and Lumber Ltd. which can be effective in the control of mosquitoes and lead to reduction of vector-borne disease transmission.
  • Published in Health

Health Ministry Ramps Up Zika control activity

KINGSTON, March 20, 2016- The Ministry of Health is conducting vector control and fever surveillance activities in three communities in which three new cases of the Zika Virus have been detected. The areas are Greater Portmore and Christian Meadows in St. Catherine, and Lyssons in St. Thomas.
  • Published in Health

Supreme Court to rule on Senate Impasse

KINGSTON, February 24, 2015- Clerk to the Houses of  Parliament Mrs. Heather Cooke, has filed an application in the Supreme Court on Monday  asking for a determination on the status of  Arthur Williams and Dr. Christopher Tufton who have resumed their seats in the Senate.
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