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Health Minister Commends Spanish-Jamaican Foundation

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, has commended the Spanish-Jamaican Foundation for  its contribution to the health sector. The Minister  said the Foundation’s  assistance  has served to further strengthen the relationship between Jamaica and Spain.
  • Published in Health

Jamaica's Funeral Industry soon to be regulated

MONTEGO BAY, JULY 23, 2015, - Drafting of regulation governing Jamaica's funeral industry is at an advanced stage and will be discussed with stakeholders during consultations as soon as they are ready.
  • Published in Health

Health Minister Hails UTech Healthy Eating Campaign

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, has hailed the University of Technology’s (UTech) healthy eating campaign as a welcome fillip to the Government’s efforts to encourage healthy lifestyle among Jamaicans in order to reduce the prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCD).
  • Published in Health

Health Ministry to Reduce Harmful Consumption of Alcohol by 3%

The Ministry of Health (MOH), through the National Strategic and Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of non-communicable diseases  (2013-2018), plans to reduce the harmful consumption of alcohol by three per cent by 2018. The plan has been approved by Cabinet.
  • Published in Health

More Than 70 Nurses Complete Training in Specialist Areas

KINGSTON,  Jamaica, July 3, 2015 - More than 70 nurses have completed training in specialized health care areas, through the Ministry of Health’s In-Service Education Unit. The programme, which lasted between six and nine months, saw the nurses being rigorously trained in the theoretical and practical aspects of the specialized areas of Neonatology, Nephrology, Psychiatric Nursing and Nursing Administration.
  • Published in Health
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