KINNGSTON, April 16, 2020 - Jamaica now has 143 confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. This is ther word from Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. Christopher Tufton, as he gave an update on Thursday during a virtual press conference from his New Kingston offices.
OCHO RIOS, February 1, 2020 - In light of the Coronavirus being declared a global health emergency, the Jamaica Government has imposed a travel ban on all flights to and from China, and Jamaicans are also strongly advised not to travel to that country.
KINGSTON, June 7, 2018 - Minister of Health, Dr. Christopher Tufton, has called for a “cultural shift” in how persons with mental illness are treated in the society, as persons who suffer from mental illness, are often ignored by families and the wider community because of the stigma associated with the disorder.
KINGSTON, JUNE 7, 2018 - The Ministry of Health has established a Medicinal Cannabis Unit (MCU) as part of measures to facilitate the medical marijuana industry’s development in Jamaica. So says Portfolio Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton in a Ministry Paper tabled in the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, Sept 17, CMC – Jamaica’s Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says the Caribbean island is implementing a 10-year strategic plan to improve health and attain its vision of a healthy and stable population.