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NHF Partners With Police To Promote Healthy Lifestyle

The National Health Fund (NHF) and the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) have partnered on the development of initiatives to spread awareness and reduce the incidences of lifestyle diseases among the members of the JCF. One of the initiatives, which took the form of a health challenge dubbed ‘Force It Out’ Challenge, saw a total of […]

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Dental Hygienists Association Launched

Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, says dental hygienists can be justly proud of their contribution to Jamaica, as they continually use their passion for service delivery to advance oral health literacy among the population. He also congratulated them on the launch of the Dental Hygienists Association of Jamaica (DHAJ). “As a […]

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Health Minister Welcomes Lasco’s Low-Sugar Food Drinks

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, has lauded LASCO for joining the national campaign to promote healthy eating and lifestyle by introducing low-sugar food drinks. He said the move demonstrates “visionary social responsibility and forward-thinking”. “It demonstrates a genuine concern for the health and wellness of the consumers that are being served. The […]

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LASCO Cutting Sugar Content In Flagship Products By 50 Per Cent

LASCO, one of Jamaica’s largest manufacturers, has announced a 50 per cent cut in the sugar content for its flagship brands.  Chairman of LASCO, Lascelles Chin, says he is not about fighting with the Government but is “here to support the move towards a healthier Jamaica”. Chin was speaking a press conference a short while […]

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Eat Ackee In Peace

Research sponsored by non-profit organisation the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education (CHASE) fund aimed at discovering if Jamaica’s national fruit, ackee, causes prostate cancer in men, has returned results indicating that it is indeed safe to consume it. This was outlined by the organisation’s chief executive officer, Wilford Heaven, who was part of a […]

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