Sectoral Presentation to Parliament on Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton made his Sectoral presentation to Parliament on Wednesday June 29, 2016.
$16M Donation from Proceeds of the 2015 Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run
JA$16M worth of Equipment & Medical Supplies Donated to the Cornwall Regional Hospital from Proceeds of the 2015 Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run. Sagicor also donated directional and welcome signs to the hospital.
MoU Signing at the Bustamante Hospital for Children
Highlights from the Memorandum of Understanding Signing for the Establishment of the Children’s Heart Centre held at the Bustamante Hospital for Children on June 21, 2016.
HMH tours the Noel Holmes Hospital in Hanover on Thursday, June 16, 2016
:(L-R) Minister of Health, Dr. Christopher Tufton (c) holds a discussion with the management team of the St. Ann's Bay Regional Hospital during a tour of the facility on Friday, June 17, 2016. Also in photo are (L-R) Mr. Tyrone Robinson, Board Chairman, North East Regional Health Authority, Mr. Michael Belnavis, Chairman, Hospital Management Committee for the St. Ann's Bay Regional Hospital, Dr. Ian Titus, Acting Senior Medical Officer, St. Ann's Bay Regional Hospital and Mr. Leo Garel, Chief Executive Officer. St. Ann's Bay Regional Hospital.
Blood Donor Day 2016
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Highlights from World Blood Donor Day 2016 observance dubbed ‘Donorfest 2016’. Donorfest 2016 was in recognition of Voluntary Blood Donors who have donated blood over 50 times to the National Blood Transfusion Service. This was held at the Emancipation Park, New Kingston, June 14, 2016. World Blood Donor Day is observed on June 14, each year to encourage voluntary, unpaid blood donation to assist in saving lives.
National Labour Day 2016
The National labour Day project was held in sections of St. Catherine on Monday May 23 under the theme “for Health’s sake, keep it clean”. Minister of Health, Dr. the Honourable Christopher Tufton along with Ministry of Health workers, took part in the activities.
Move For Health Day 2016
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Move For Health Day was observed on May 10, 2016. Official ceremony and activities were hosted by the Southern Regional Health Authority and was held at the Bargain Village Shopping Centre, May Pen, Clarendon.”
Jingle and Selfie Awards Ceremony 2016
Highlights from the Jingle and Selfie Awards Ceremony held at the Medallion Hall Hotel on April 8, 2016. Port Morant Primary and St. Albans Primary & Infant Schools were the winners of the Jingle and Selfie competitions respectively.
Shaggy Make A Difference Foundation Donation to the Bustamante Hospital for Children
Shaggy Make A Difference Foundation donated Fifty-Five Million Dollars (JA$55,000,000.00) to the Bustamante Hospital for Children from funds raised from the Shaggy & Friends 2016 Charity Concert – I Dare!. WISYNCO Group through its WATA brand also donated Eight Million Two Hundred and Sixty Thousand (JA$8,260,000.00) and Stewarts Automotive Group donated One Million Five Hundred Thousand (JA$1,500,000.00). The official handover of cheques was done on the grounds of the Bustamante Hospital for Children on March 22, 2016.
Welcome Ceremony for Cuban Health Workers
Permanent Secretary, Dr. Kevin Harvey (centre) sits with Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Winston De La Haye (L) and Cuban Ambassador to Jamaica, Ambassador Bernardo Guanche Hernandez (R) at the Welcome Reception for 20 Cuban Health Workers held at the MOH Offices’ at 10-16 Grenada Way, Kingston 5 on Monday March 12, 2016.