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Increase in patient load at St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital
The St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital has seen an increase in patient numbers mainly due to seasonal illnesses affecting individuals island wide......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2012-10-19 22:18:59 # Views :1420

Health Services Update
The Ministry of Health wishes to advise the public that all hospitals have resumed full operations with the exception of the Annotto Bay Hospital in St. Mary and the Port Antonio Hospital in Portland......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2012-10-29 16:47:23 # Views :1362

Minister of Health attends UNGASS High Level Meeting on Ending AIDS
Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton is at the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) attending the UNAIDS high level meeting on ending the AIDS epidemic......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-06-08 19:54:08 # Views :1311

Health Fees Increase for Non-Residents and Private Patients/Insured Patients
Effective August 1, 2018, there will be an increase in user fees for services provided to non-residents, private patients and patients with health insurance at all public health facilities. These incr.....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2018-07-26 15:28:00 # Views :1246

Urgent examination of Buff Bay Hospital
The Buff Bay Community Hospital is to come in for urgent attention. That is he directive from Health Minister the Honourable Dr. Fenton Ferguson......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2013-12-19 00:15:40 # Views :1237

MOH mourns the loss of Hospital CEO
The Ministry of Health, today, is mourning the loss of Chief Executive Officer of the St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital, Mr. Albert Leo Garel, who passed away at home on Thursday, February 28......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2019-03-04 16:13:53 # Views :1198

1000 community workers to train as part of phase two of Zika Virus Response
One thousand (1000) community workers will be trained and certified through the HEART Trust/NTA under the guidance of the local Medical Officer of Health starting July 4, 2016......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-06-17 18:34:05 # Views :1166

Ministry of Health partners with JDF in National Coastal Cleanup
The Ministry of Health has partnered with the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) to execute a National Coastal Cleanup on Sunday June 26, 2016 from 12:30pm to 6:30pm......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-06-26 16:44:35 # Views :1138

Seniors Give Back to May Pen Hospital
The citizens of Clarendon and users of May Pen Hospital now have a new sonography machine valued at US $7000, courtesy of Dr. Hyacinth Hue and her husband Eric Hue. The presentation was made to the fa.....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2018-05-16 16:32:26 # Views :1135

$21M contract signed to refurbish Linstead Hospital Administrative Building
A $21.6 million ($21,689,196) contract was signed with Black Brothers Incorporated Limited to refurbish the Administrative Building of the Linstead Hospital in St. Catherine......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2015-05-14 05:34:00 # Views :1120

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