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🕔Friday September 30, 2016

Chief Medical Officer Urges Citizens to Begin Preparations for Hurricane Matthew

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Winston De La Haye is urging persons to begin preparations in light of the expected impact of Hurricane Matthew on Jamaica. “We are appealing to persons to start the preparations such as securing clean water for storage. Water can be purified by boiling or adding small… Read More

🕔Wednesday September 28, 2016

Minister of Health Talks Health with Multilaterals in Washington, D.C.

Minister of Health, Dr. the Honourable Christopher Tufton, met with the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank to discuss Jamaica’s health challenges and possible partnerships that can be pursued between the banks and the government. Minister Tufton discussed the current collaboration with both institutions on the development of the Ministry… Read More

🕔Monday September 26, 2016

Minister of Health and Team to Tour St. James Health Centres Affected by Violence

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Christopher Tufton will be touring the Glendevon, Salt Spring and Granville health centres in St. James which have been affected by violence in the parish. The Minister will be accompanied by a team from the Ministry of Health, Western Regional Health Authority, the Peace Management… 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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