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Ministry Of Health to buy 10 New Ambulances

The Health Ministry’s fleet of ambulances is to be significantly boosted with the acquisition of 10 new vehicles from auto dealer, Toyota Jamaica Limited, valued at approximately $81.13 million.
  • Published in Health

Ferguson points to vast savings in health from medical missions

MONTEGO BAY,  Jamaica , Junr 4, 2015 - Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson continues to highlight the importance and value of  overseas medical missions in complementing the national health services.“There is gap in our budget, there is always gap in our service and this is why medical missions have become so important.”
  • Published in Health

860 get free health care in Hanover

MONTEGO BAY  June 1, 2015- The 13th annual Hanover Health Fair ended on a high Friday night with a commitment by volunteers to continue the programme of helping especially those in the deep rural areas of the parish, and appreciation from the Ministry of Health and the Hanover Parish Council.
  • Published in Health

WRHA integrates visiting health missions with primary care

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica May 30, 2015 - The Ministry of Health has endorsed a strategy being employed by the Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA) to integrate volunteer health projects with the established government service with emphasis on primary care.
  • Published in Health

Zika: Health Ministry focus on vector control

KINGSTON, MAY 30, 2015 -The Ministry of Health has embarked on a series of training activities that will look specifically at the Zika Virus, but more broadly on sustained integrated vector control.
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Dietary Guidelines for Jamaica Established

KINGSTON, March 25, 2015 - Jamaica has joined six other Caribbean countries in implementing its own dietary guidelines with the aim of improving the nutritional well-being of citizens.
  • Published in Health
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