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Five Health Centres to be Transformed into Smart Facilities Under Paho Project

Jamaica News, (JIS) – Work to transform five health centres across the island into greener, safer and climate-smart institutions under the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Smart Health Care Facilities Project, is slated to get under way in mid-2019. The facilities are Stony Hill Health Centre in St. Andrew, Port Antonio Health Centre in St. […]

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Nursing Services in Negril, Jamaica

Comforts of Home Nursing Services provides help for travelers and businesses in Negril. Services include 24-hour nursing hotel visits, health care consulting or auditing, adult or child sitting, post- clinic or hospital follow-up care, and private nursing or travel care. Click here for further information.

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PHOTOS: SRHA Promoting Good Oral Health Among Students for Over 20 Years

Students repeat the theme, “Say Aah, Think Mouth, Think Health” for the Oral Health Month competition held at the Cecil Charlton Hall in Manchester on Monday, October 29. For more than 20 years, the Southern Regional Health Authority has been staging the oral health competition, instilling a culture of good oral health practices, which has […]

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Top 10 Foods for Diabetes Control

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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8 Early Warning Signs Your Blood Sugar Is SUPER High