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🕔Thursday January 19, 2023

New ultrasound technology to improve maternal care

Twenty-four handheld ultrasound devices are being deployed to public health facilities as part of plans to modernize maternal and newborn care. The portable devices will improve patient care and enable more effective diagnostics across the public health system. Funded by the American friends of Jamaica (AFJ), the Butterfly Handheld Ultrasound… Read More

🕔Wednesday January 11, 2023

COVID-19 vaccines still freely available to Jamaican public

🕔Thursday December 29, 2022

Health Ministry monitoring new developments related to COVID-19

The Ministry of Health & Wellness, through its International Health Regulations Unit and the National Epidemiology Branch is closely monitoring and gathering data on the COVID-19 situation in China and other parts of the World. Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jacquiline Bisasor McKenzie, CD noted that “We are also well aware… Read More

Emergency/Disaster Tips

🕔Friday July 24, 2020

Health Advisory for Hurricane Preparation

The Ministry of Health & Wellness wishes to advise the public that as you continue to prepare for the impending inclement weather condition/tropical storm/hurricane, the following precautions should be taken regarding food and water safety, persons with chronic illnesses and pregnant women:   Food Safety Do not store food items… Read More