MONTEGO BAY, September 22, 2015 - The Type 3 health centre at Cambridge in St James is to be renovated at a cost of $26.7 million over the next six months with funding from the National Health Fund (NHF).
Thousands of residents of Rowlandsfield and surrounding districts in St. Thomas now have access to improved healthcare delivery following the upgrading of the community health centre at a cost of $13.9 million.
Minister of Health, Dr. Fenton Ferguson says it is very important that we recognise our collective responsibility to provide support to persons who are affected by mental health issues and may be in need of mental health intervention.
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.
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.
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).
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.