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🕔Thursday March 14, 2019

CARPHA Meets with Regional Stakeholders to Discuss Post Market Surveillance for Medicines

It is the right of all Caribbean people to have access to healthcare services, including essential quality medicines and pharmaceutical products they can trust.  Poor quality and falsified medicines if left unchecked, can reverse progress the Region has made in its fight against diseases.   “We live in a world where… Read More

🕔Friday March 8, 2019

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. Speaking today, Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, expressed sadness at the news of the passing of Mr… Read More

🕔Monday March 4, 2019

Health Ministry Receives Support from PAHO for Dengue Outbreak

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) continues to provide support to the Ministry of Health in Jamaica, as the Ministry combats the effects of a dengue outbreak, since declaration in January 2019. PAHO/WHO has provided technical and coordinating support to the Ministry’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), and also provided training… Read More

Emergency/Disaster Tips

🕔Tuesday May 16, 2017

Safety Tips After Flood Rains

Do not go outside unnecessarily. Wear water boots or closed shoes when going outdoors. Wear gloves when clearing debris or handling of dirty water. If you get a puncture wound, a nail stick or a cut, seek medical attention immediately. Do not allow children to play in the floodwater or… Read More

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