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$26.7 M to renovate Cambridge Health Centre

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).
  • Published in Health

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.
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