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
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
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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