Parliament Presentations

Public Health Review, Reform, Renew – 2022 Sectoral Presentation by Dr. the Honourable Christopher Tufton

🕔 May 3, 2022

Madam Speaker, this sectoral presentation marks a milestone in my personal career as well as that of the Ministry of Health and Wellness, which I have had the honour to lead for nearly seven years. This is the longest I have served as Minister for a portfolio, having served in… Read More

Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn | Partnerships, personal responsibility a must to safeguard maternal health

🕔 February 16, 2022

EVERY 1-2 minutes, a woman dies in pregnancy or childbirth – a stunning statistic that calls to all of us to stand up and take action. Further, of the approximately 189 million women who become pregnant annually, 122 million have a live birth, 3 million suffer stillbirth and 10% experience… Read More

Remarks of the Minister of Health & Wellness Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, M.P. Media Launch: Digitisation of COVID-19 Vaccination Card

🕔 December 23, 2021

Master of Ceremonies, Mr. Stephen Davidson Donneth Edmondson, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist of the UNICEF representing Ms. Mariko Kagoshima, UNICEF’s Country Representative to Jamaica, Peter Melhado, Chair, Logistics and Operations, Private Sector Vaccine Initiative, Shawn Bolton, ICT lead, MOHW, Members of the media, Ladies and gentlemen all,   Good day…. Read More

Hope Building Back Stronger – 2021 Sectoral Presentation by Dr. the Honourable Christopher Tufton

🕔 May 21, 2021

Madam Speaker, 2020 has been an extraordinary year for Jamaica, and the world. The COVID-19 virus – and its impact globally and on Jamaica – has been life changing. This is a once in a 100 year experience. There was no playbook prescribing a response; we had to adjust and… Read More

Message of the Minister of Health & Wellness Dr. The Hon. Christopher Tufton World Suicide Prevention Day – “Working Together to Prevent Suicide”

🕔 September 10, 2020

As the race to save lives continues due to COVID-19, it is now more important than ever to work together to prevent suicide, as well as to promote and support overall mental health. From quarantine to isolation and the changing information about the pandemic, many are experiencing not only fear… Read More