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New health systems strengthening programme for Jamaica

The Ministry of Health and Wellness on Tuesday launched its US$50-million Health Systems Strengthening Programme, which should boost the island’s capacity to address the scourge of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and the challenge of communicable illnesses. The programme, which has the ‘organisation and consolidation of integrated health services networks’ and the ‘improvement of management, quality and […]

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Ten Children at BHC to Benefit from Cardiac Surgery

Ten (10) patients who suffer from various heart-related diseases will benefit tremendously from lifesaving surgeries that will be performed by a local medical team at the Bustamante Hospital for Children (BHC), Chain of Hope UK and international team of volunteers from Denmark, Canada, Norway, United Kingdom and Texas. The surgeries are being performed during the […]

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: BREAKING THE SILENCE

Domestic violence is violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation. There are many types of domestic violence, including social, physical, sexual and emotional. If you’re being subjected to domestic violence, there are a number of organisations such as the Women's Centre that can offer you help and support. #enddomesticviolence #noexcuseforabuse #domesticviolence

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Health Ministry Moves Against Trans Fats

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is on a mission to ensure that the people of Jamaica are living healthier lives. Jamaica has endorsed the Action Plan to Eliminate Trans-fatty Acids from Industrial Production 2020-2025, which was approved by the 57th Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) this week.

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Bustamante Hospital for Children Commemorates Paediatric Cancer Awareness Month

The Haematology Department and Oncology Unit at Bustamante Hospital for Children (BHC) will continue to commemorate Paediatric Cancer Awareness Month in September 2019 under the theme “Recharge the hero in you”. Each year, approximately 30 children less than 13 years old are diagnosed with cancer at the BHC. This year, the BHC C.A.R.E (Cancer Aide […]

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