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Health Ministry introduces new meat stamps

KINGSTON, Nov. 28, 2014 - The country’s National Food Safety Policy, specifically the Meat Hygiene Programme, has been further boosted by the Ministry of Health’s introduction of some 400 new and improved meat inspection stamps, manufactured at a cost of $3.5 million.
  • Published in Health

Ferguson establishes team to co-ordinate with Diaspora donors

WASHINGTON DC (JIS) – Minister of Health, Dr Fenton Ferguson, says his Ministry has put in place a think tank, and an advisory body on Diaspora affairs and medical missions to increase the responsiveness of the Ministry and its agencies to health donors.
  • Published in Health

Portia leads clean up drive in her constituency

KINGSTON, Jamaica Oct. 5, 2014 - As the government continues its effort to control the spread of the Chikungunya virus,  (CHIK-V) across Jamaica Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller yesterday led by example with the clean-up in her South West St. Andrew constituency.

NHF Upgraded Williamsfield Health Centre Opens

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica Oct 5, 2014 - The Government’s policy of strengthening primary health care moved one step further on Friday with the official opening of  the refurbished and expanded Williamsfield Health Centre, in Westmoreland, by Minister of Health Dr. Fenton Ferguson.
  • Published in Health
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