Green Paper on National Health Insurance Plan for Jamaica

🕔Wednesday May 8, 2019

Every Government is challenged to finance their public health care system at a level that will guarantee the provision of adequate and effective services. It is therefore important that mechanisms are developed that will reduce the burden of financing borne by the State and individual health seekers. Since the health… Read More

Extraordinary 5-Year CapEx for Health Plan 2019 – 2024

🕔Wednesday May 8, 2019

Over the next five years, the Ministry of Health & Wellness intends to make significant capital investments that should result in an improvement in the infrastructure and equipment at selected public hospitals and health centres; the use of technology in patient management and management of resources; new service offerings; technological… Read More

Public Sector Customer Service Satisfaction Assessment Report

🕔Monday March 4, 2019

1.1 BACKGROUND To achieve Vision 2030 “to make Jamaica the place of choice to live, work, raise families and do business”, the Public Sector must improve the efficiency and the effectiveness of government services that will support the private sector to be an engine of growth, and ensure citizens are… Read More

Vitals – A Quarterly Report of the Ministry of Health (May 2018)

🕔Wednesday June 6, 2018

This third edition of Vitals represents the one-year anniversary of the Ministry’s quarterly report. The feedback received has been  favourable, and the analysis useful in raising awareness of the challenges and achievements of the health sector. This publication features waiting time reduction in emergency departments. There was a notable 10%… Read More

Highlights of Key Initiatives 2017-2018

🕔Wednesday June 6, 2018

Improving Clients’ Experience   Compassionate Care 1.1 Background 1.1.1 The Ministry of Health (MoH), under the leadership of the Minister of Health, the Hon. Dr. Christopher Tufton, has embarked upon improving care and services delivered in all hospitals, health clinics and community health programmes by introducing a patient-centred approach to… Read More