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Ministry of Health officials express sadness at passing of Dr. Suzanna Roye
Minister of Health, the Honourable Horace Dalley, Permanent Secretary, Dr. Kevin Harvey and the Chief Medical Officer Dr. Winston De La Haye have expressed sadness at the passing of Dr. Suzanna Roye .....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-02-23 13:56:19 # Views :823

Social protection & health interventions must be put in place for elderly population     
Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says countries must put in place social protection and health interventions to deal specifically with the elderly as they are facing a situation where the.....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2015-05-18 17:22:57 # Views :812

Ministry of Health encourages persons travelling to Yellow Fever areas to get vaccinated
The Ministry of Health is encouraging persons to get vaccinated before travelling to yellow fever affected areas......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-05-06 20:08:26 # Views :804

Health Minister calls for review of practices surrounding the recruitment of Health Care Workers
Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson has called for an urgent review of the World Health Assembly Resolution on the Global Code of Practice for International recruitment citing challenges by l.....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2015-05-19 23:21:38 # Views :798

Destroy mosquito breeding sites in light of increased rainfall and start of Hurricane Season
Minister of Health, Dr. Fenton Ferguson is urging Jamaicans to rid their homes of anything that can collect water and become breeding sites for mosquitoes......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2015-06-01 18:34:07 # Views :793

Ministry of Health launches National Cleanup Day
Three communities, Old Braeton and Reeds Pen in Portmore and Rivoli in Spanish Town St. Catherine, will be the focus of the National Cleanup day activities this Saturday February 20......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-02-17 18:18:46 # Views :785

Minister of Health plans to improve Oral Health Policies
Minister of Health, the honourable Dr. Christopher Tufton plans to further develop Oral Health policies in a bid to improve these services to the public......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-04-08 20:17:42 # Views :768

Ministry of Health is preparing health sector to manage impact of the Zika Virus
The Ministry of Health has employed several strategies to ensure the Health Sector is able to manage and mitigate the impact of the Zika Virus......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-07-06 00:06:12 # Views :741

The Princess Margaret Hospital re-accredited as a Baby Friendly Hospital
The Princess Margaret Hospital was re-accredited as a Baby Friendly Hospital after having met all the criteria for re-certification......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-02-15 14:25:31 # Views :740

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 :704

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