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🕔Thursday October 27, 2016

Minister of Health expresses Condolence to the Family and Friends of the late Dr. Martin Garwood

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, has expressed condolences on behalf of the team at the Ministry of Health to the family, friends and colleagues of Dr. Martin Garwood who was killed at his home in Barbican, St Andrew, on Wednesday October 26, 2016. Dr. Garwood, who worked… Read More

🕔Thursday October 27, 2016

Brief on Zika October 25, 2016

Overview The Ministry of Health has been receiving notification of Zika fever cases since May 2015 and the first case was confirmed on 29 January 2016.  A total of 8,776 notifications for Zika have been received as at 21st October, 2016.  Of these 8,776 notifications, 6,731 (77%) fit the case… Read More

🕔Thursday October 27, 2016

Influenza in Jamaica 2016

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Emergency/Disaster Tips

🕔Sunday October 2, 2016

Ministry of Health Staff Reporting for Work Monday, October 3, 3016

In light of the deteriorating weather conditions associated with Hurricane Matthew, the Ministry of Health is advising staff members located in the central offices not to report to work on Monday October 3, 2016

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