February is recognized as Heart Month in Jamaica and The Heart Foundation of Jamaica will be taking the message of maintaining good health and healthy nutrition to the public. Visit the HFJ offices to get screened for cardiovascular disease.
The GOJ has formed collaborations with private physicians in an attempt to relieve strain on the public healthcare system. The collaboration addresses noncommunicable disorders such as hypertension and diabetes.
Non-Communicable Diseases are wreaking havoc on our society. Raspatory issues have to be tackled and that is what the new Tobacco bill is meant for.
More than 50 percent of Jamaicans suffer from obesity. This disease is one of the leading causes of NCDs on the island. How much do you know about this condition?