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🕔Thursday February 16, 2017

Health Minister establishes working group to rectify issues at Cornwall Regional Hospital

Minister of Health, the Honourable Dr. Christopher Tufton, has assembled a working group to rectify the challenges the public and staff members have been facing at the Cornwall Regional Hospital. The decision was reached following a meeting yesterday and today with the hospital’s senior management, staff and environment experts. The… Read More

🕔Tuesday February 7, 2017

Zika Update as at January 20, 2017

Background On February 1, 2016 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika virus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. This designation is reserved for public health crises which will have global reach. The first case of Zika virus in Jamaica was confirmed on January 29, 2016.   Cases of… Read More

🕔Thursday January 26, 2017

Health Minister gets Support in Nurse Migration Initiative

Initiative to build Multilateral and Bilateral Support for Action to Address Shortage of Critical Care Nurses and Related Human Resource challenges due to International Recruitment and migration of skilled Health Personnel. Minister of Health Dr. the Hon Christopher Tufton (HMH) brought the issue to public attention in statements given in… Read More

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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