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🕔Wednesday December 11, 2019

Three more Hospitals certified as “Baby-Friendly”

The Port Antonio Hospital in Portland, Lionel Town Hospital in Clarendon and Port Maria Hospital in St. Mary are the latest hospitals to be certified as ‘baby-friendly’ under the Ministry of Health and Wellness’s National Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative based on the standards stipulated by the World Health Organization (WHO). The… Read More

🕔Wednesday December 11, 2019

National Infant and Young Child Feeding Network (NIYCFN) Launched

The National Infant and Young Child Feeding Network (NIYCFN) was officially launched on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at the Courtleigh Auditorium. The Ministry in collaboration with the National Infant and Young Child Feeding Committee has coordinated this network comprising of approximately 38 support groups island wide, healthcare staff, Parish Infant… Read More

🕔Tuesday December 10, 2019

$50M Available for Wellness Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Attention: All News Editors/Reporters KINGSTON, JAMAICA, December 6, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Wellness has officially launched the Research for Wellness Fund, making J$50 Million Dollars available to Jamaican researchers to execute public health research. The Research for Wellness projects are to focus on: Wellness in… 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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