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(L-R) Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (3rd) makes a point during the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce 'Meet the Minister' Luncheon held with pharmaceutical, medical and health committee.   Also at the head table are Dr. Hon. Glenford Christian (1st Chairman), Pharmaceutical, Medical, and Health Committee, Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, Mrs. Shereen Dawkins Cox (2nd), President, Jamaica Association of Private Pharmacy Owners, Dr. Norman Dunn, Co-Chairman, Pharmaceutical, Medical & Health Committee. The event was held April 19, 2016, at the Knutsford Court Hotel, Chelsea Avenue in Kingston.
🕔Thursday April 21, 2016

Advisory Committee to be Setup to Improve Efficiencies in the Pharmaceutical Sector

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton has committed to setting up an advisory committee to identify the various issues in the interest of everyone including the private pharmacies in order to streamline and increase efficiency in the delivery of pharmacy services. Minister Tufton was speaking at the Jamaica… Read More

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (c) in dialogues with Funeral Directors at the Annual funeral Directors brunch held at the Kuntsford Court Hotel on Tuesday April 12, 2016.
🕔Wednesday April 13, 2016

New Legislation for Funeral Establishments and Mortuaries on the Horizon

Minister of Health, the honourable Dr. Christopher Tufton has indicated that there will be more regulations in the form of legislation to monitor the operations of funeral establishments and mortuaries. “It is important that we raise the bar in this industry in terms of licensing of personnel and institutions, accountability… Read More

🕔Friday April 8, 2016

Minister of Health Plans to Improve Oral Health Policies

Minister of Health, the honourable Dr. Christopher Tufton plans to further develop Oral Health policies in a bid to improve these services to the public.  Minister Tufton said “there are several strategies and policies I would like to see articulated and practiced as it relates to Oral Healthcare. Among them… Read More

Emergency/Disaster Tips

🕔Monday January 11, 2016

What to do in the Event of an Earthquake

Before the Earthquake Teach all members of your family about earthquake safety. This includes: 1) the actions you should take when an earthquake occurs, 2) the safe places in a room such as under a strong desk, along interior walls, and 3) places to avoid such as near windows, large… Read More

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