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Dr Rory Dixon, first Jamaican appointed chief medical classifier by the IPC

April 25, 2017 KINGSTON, Jamaica — Dr Rory Dixon has become the first Jamaican to be appointed Chief Medical Classifier by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). Trained in orthopaedics, Dr Rory Dixon, in 2015, also had the distinction of being Jamaica’s first international classifier for the IPC. In response to the announcement today, Christopher Samuda, […]

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Jamaica malaria-free for the 5th consecutive year – health inspectors

April 25, 2017 KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Association of Public Health Inspector (JAPHI) says as the world recognises World Malaria Day on April 25, the country has remained malaria-free for five consecutive years. JAPHI in a news release Tuesday said it wished to promote continued national effort in the control of vectors of this […]

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Newly Refurbished Operating Theatres at Falmouth Hospital to Assist with Cases from Cornwall Regional Hospital

March 27, 2017 The newly refurbished operating theatres at the Falmouth Hospital, which have not been in operation since 2007, will soon be ready to take cases from the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH). The refurbished operating theatres will assist with cases from the CRH which is still being affected by environmental health issues. Dr. the […]

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