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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 :2294

Jamaica’s Health Minister unveils J$73.4 million expansion project for St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital
The Health Minister, Honourable Dr. Fenton Ferguson described the situation at the Accident and Emergency Unit of the St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital as “untenable”; after a tour of the facility on No.....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2012-11-20 23:03:50 # Views :2204

Launch of the National Paediatric AIDS Elimination Initiative
As part of national efforts to eradicate mother to child transmission of HIV and syphilis by 2015, Jamaica will on December 21, 2012 officially launch its National Paediatric AIDS Elimination Initiati.....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2012-12-20 20:37:35 # Views :2186

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 :2116

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 :2103

No Dengue outbreak, despite a More Active Season
The Ministry of Health has confirmed that 2018 has seen an increase, over the last year, in the number of cases of dengue fever. This is based on reports of mosquito-borne diseases through the nationa.....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2018-12-03 13:37:38 # Views :2072

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 :2030

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 :1918

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 :1904

MOH advises of continued caution against Viral Illnesses
The Ministry of Health has been informed that over the Christmas period, the Bustamante Hospital for Children continues to see an increase in the number of cases of viral illnesses, including cases of.....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2019-01-02 11:32:39 # Views :1897

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