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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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Ministry Ramps Up Campaign for Sickle Cell Month

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month and the Ministry of Health and Wellness will be amplifying its efforts, over the next few weeks, to raise the profile on the illness with which some 19,000 Jamaicans current live. The Ministry of Health and Wellness offers screening to all pregnant mothers and newborn babies at all public […]

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