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🕔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

🕔Tuesday July 16, 2019

Approximately $200M to be spent on Hospital Elevators

Close to $200M is to be spent over the next 18 months to install 14 new elevators at hospitals in the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA). This announcement was made by Health and Wellness Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, who delivered the main address at the latest elevator… Read More

🕔Monday July 15, 2019

Bustamante Hospital to get new Drug Serv Pharmacy

The Bustamante Hospital for Children is, within a matter of months, to become the home of a new and improved Drug Serv pharmacy. Financing for the more than $50-million, 3,000 square foot facility is being provided by the National Health Fund (NHF), an agency of the Ministry of Health and… 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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