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🕔Monday July 24, 2017

No HIV Patient on Treatment Affected by Shortage of Antiretroviral (ARV) Medication

The Ministry of Health would like to advise that no patient on Antiretroviral (ARV) medication, the drug used to treat persons living with HIV, is being affected by the shortage of two types of the drug. Of the ARVs supplied through the Ministry Of Health, two items are in short supply… Read More

🕔Friday July 21, 2017

Minister of Health expresses Condolence to the Family and Friends of the late Dr. Vary Jones Leslie

Minister of Health Dr. the Honourable Christopher Tufton has expressed condolences on behalf of the team at the Ministry of Health to the family and friends of Dr. Vary Jones Leslie, who was killed in a motor vehicle accident in the Cayman Islands on Monday July 17, 2017. Dr. Vary… Read More

🕔Friday July 14, 2017

New Board Chairman and Board Appointed for Western Regional Health Authority

A new chairman and board have been appointed for the Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA). Dr. David Lowe, the CEO of Caribbean Producers Jamaica, was appointed chairman. His tenure took effect on July 11, 2017 and he will serve in this capacity until March 31, 2019. Mr. Tony Hart, the… Read More

Emergency/Disaster Tips

🕔Tuesday May 16, 2017

Safety Tips After Flood Rains

Do not go outside unnecessarily. Wear water boots or closed shoes when going outdoors. Wear gloves when clearing debris or handling of dirty water. If you get a puncture wound, a nail stick or a cut, seek medical attention immediately. Do not allow children to play in the floodwater or… Read More

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