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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 :1363

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 :1316

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 :1225

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 :1189

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 :1070

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 :1054

$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 :1050

Health Ministry urges continued vigilance especially in light of rainfall
The Ministry of Health is urging continued vigilance by members of the public to search for and destroy mosquito breeding sites especially given that the island continues to experience rainfall......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2012-12-05 17:59:30 # Views :1045

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 :1031

US Naval Ship Comfort to provide Medical Services during visit to Jamaica
Minister of Health Dr. Fenton Ferguson and U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica Luis G. Moreno are pleased to announce that the USNS Comfort will visit Jamaica during the early part of May 2015......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2015-04-22 20:38:02 # Views :986

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