Wisynco Group Limited’s (WGL) soft drink brand, BIGGA, has stepped in to help fulfil the increased demand of feeding programs run by the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) with a donation of almost 5,000 355 ml products. Mayor of Kingston, Senator Councillor Delroy Williams expressed his gratitude at the gesture. “We have been […]
Health & Environment
Wisynco Group Limited, in recognition of the front-line workers who are committed to stemming the impact of the novel Coronavirus, Covid-19, in Jamaica has lent its support through the contribution of its purified water brand, WATA®, and energy malt, Vitamalt, to persons serving in the medical field. Vitamalt Brand Manager Kevon Spence shared, “We had […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]