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New agency set up to clear gifts from abroad -Tufton

A special agency has been established in the Ministry of health to speedily process gifts and medical supplies that are donated to the island health sector from organizations health missions and members of the Diaspora.
  • Published in Health

National Health Fund Pays $3.8 Billion In Subsidy

The National Health Fund (NHF) is reporting subsidy payments of just over $3.8 billion  to NHF cardholders for claims made in 2015, a six per cent increase over the $3.59 billion that was paid out in 2014.
  • 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

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.
  • Published in Health
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