Primary Healthcare Reform for Jamaica 2021-2030

🕔Tuesday May 3, 2022

Though there have been several attempts at reform in primary health care since 1978, the organization and scope of primary health care services have remained the same despite changing needs of the population. Improvements to the health system have focused on development and expansion of hospital services. New and expanded… Read More

Vitals – A Quarterly Report of the Ministry of Health (April 2022)

🕔Tuesday May 3, 2022

The Ministry of Health & Wellness pleased to publish another Vitals Report. Our focus for this issue is the Dengue Outbreak of 2018/19/20. Dengue is the fastest spreading mosquito-borne viral disease in the world and in the last 50 years, incidences have increased 30 times, being estimated at 390 million… Read More

Aedes Attack

🕔Thursday July 16, 2020

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Vitals – A Quarterly Report of the Ministry of Health (May 2019)

🕔Wednesday May 8, 2019

The Ministry of Health & Wellness is pleased to present this special edition of Vitals, which focuses on the health trends and statistics of our children from birth to adolescence. In this edition, we will explore health status indicators for this age group. The first 1,000 days of a child’s… Read More

Vision for Health 2030 – Ten Year Strategic Plan 2019 – 2030

🕔Wednesday May 8, 2019

This Vision for Health 2030 – Ten-year Strategic Plan signals our intentions and communicates our vision for the health of and health care delivery system for our population. For the next ten years, our challenge is to find the most effective mix of prevention and treatment measures that makes the… Read More