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🕔Monday August 26, 2019

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – Ministry of Health & Wellness Annual National Health Research Conference 2019

The Ministry of Health & Wellness Annual National Health Research Conference is scheduled to be held on November 21-22, 2019. Abstracts on (i) mental health, (ii) nutrition, (iii) best practices, (iv) advances in medicine and (v) Sickle Cell Disease, will be showcased.  Abstracts of high quality research that do not fall under the themes… Read More

🕔Monday August 12, 2019

Olympic Gardens HC adopted by Diaspora Member

The Olympic Gardens Health Centre is the latest primary healthcare facility to be adopted under the Ministry of Health & Wellness’ Adopt-A-Clinic Programme. The facility was officially adopted by Miss Ann-Murray Brown, a Jamaican living in Holland and a former resident of the Olympic Gardens community. This adoption is the… Read More

🕔Tuesday July 23, 2019

Jamaica’s Ebola Response Plan Activated

In response to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) declaration of the Ebola Virus Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) made on July 17, 2019, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has activated its national Ebola Virus Disease Response Plan. Developed… 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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