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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 […]

New Ganja Patent Bill to be tabled

State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, says a new [Ganja] Patent Bill is expected to be tabled in the House of Representatives in two weeks. Mr Green informed that the bill has already gone through the necessary internal processes, including a meeting of the Legislative Committee, which […]

Sleep Deprivation

“Secure the bag and sleep later” is a popular phrase among young people. Nowadays, people are busier trying to make money and ‘live their best life’. However, can you really live your best life at the expense of your health? Sleep Deprivation is more dangerous than we perceive as it negatively impacts your physical and mental health.