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Releases By Ministry of Health (NERHA)



Big tobacco settles
The case brought against the Minister of Health by British American Tobacco through its local subsidiary Carreras has been settled......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2013-12-19 00:18:58 # Views :1606

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 :1598

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 :1588

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 :1571

Cabinet approves new National Health Fund Board
The new Board of Management of the NHF was this week approved by the Cabinet......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-04-06 19:50:05 # Views :1537

Ministry of Health increases days yellow fever vaccinations are administered
Persons intending to travel to yellow fever affected areas now have greater access to yellow fever vaccinations......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-06-01 22:41:33 # Views :1523

Urgent action needed to build resilient health systems
Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson has called for urgent, comprehensive and cohesive action from Governments to build resilient health systems that can withstand shock and deal adequately wi.....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2015-05-21 16:21:27 # Views :1458

Minister of Health expresses condolences to family of slain missionaries
Minister of Health, Dr. Christopher Tufton has expressed condolences on behalf of the team at the Ministry of Health to the family, friends and colleagues of Randy Hentzel and Harold Nichols who were .....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-05-05 21:02:47 # Views :1424

Ministry of Health to launch National Cleanup Day
The Ministry of Health in partnership with several stakeholders will embark on a National cleanup day dubbed “Operation Mosquito Search and Destroy” this Saturday, February 20, 2016......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-02-15 14:09:58 # Views :1396

Health Ministry intensifies vector control activities in light of confirmed Zika Virus case
Minister of Health, Honorable Horace Dalley says surveillance has been heightened and vector control activities have been further intensified across the island but especially in communities with high .....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-02-04 15:05:07 # Views :1394

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