Health & Wellness


Nurses to be Trained in Critical Care Under Programme with the UK

Jamaica News: For registered nurse (RN) Tasheika Hewitt, participation in the Jamaica/United Kingdom (UK) Critical Care Nursing Programme is an opportunity of a lifetime to develop indispensable skills to care for patients with high-dependency and life-threatening conditions. “From this training programme, I know I will (learn to) be able to care for my patients more […]


Jamaicans Urged to take Charge of their Health

Jamaica News: Health Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, is calling on Jamaicans to take responsibility for their health by making the necessary lifestyle changes in order to avoid non-communicable diseases (NCD) such as high blood pressure, diabetes and heart diseases. “There is no prevention without taking responsibility; I have seen pain, suffering, people lose […]

Jamaica’s First Shipment of Medical Marijuana sent to Canada

Jamaica’s First Shipment of Medical Marijuana sent to Canada

The Honourable Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture, and Fisheries recently announced Jamaica’s first legal export of medical marijuana extracted oil, it was sent to Canada. An export permit was issued by the Government of Jamaica after the Government of Canada through Health Canada for Jamaica an import permit was issued before the shipment […]

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Health Ministry Developing Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy

Jamaica News: The Ministry of Health is pursuing the development of a Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy, which will create a framework for identifying effective strategies to reduce maternal mortality rates. The framework will focus on strengthening the linkages between obstetric and non-communicable disease programmes and review the Ministry’s capacity within the health sector to […]

Senator the Honourable Ruel Reid Minister of Education, Youth and Information State of the Nation Debate

Nutrition and Medical Support During Pregnancy Critical – Senator Reid

Jamaica News: Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, has highlighted the importance of access to proper nutrition and medical care for expectant mothers in ensuring the healthy development of children. He informed that officials from the Ministries of Education, and Labour and Social Security have been engaged in dialogue aimed […]


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Nurses Called on to Become Advocates for Healthy Lifestyles

Jamaica News: Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, has called on public health nurses to support government’s effort to combat the problem of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), by becoming advocates for healthy lifestyle choices. “The nurse represents the most common variable in the provision of health services and their partnership is critical to solving […]


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