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Health Minister heads to Cuba for Ebola preparedness help

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, Oct. 22, 2014 - In a further effort to bolster Jamaica's Ebola preparedness plans, Health Minister Dr. Fenton Ferguson will on Thursday head a delegation of health professionals and logistics personnel to Havana, Cuba where they will interface with that country's health ministry.
  • Published in Health

Ferguson to implement kidney transplant policy

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, Oct. 11, 2014 - The Ministry of Health is to formulate policy to guide the development of kidney transplantation as a viable alternative to haemodialysis for persons with end stage renal disease.This is the word from Health Minister Dr. Fenton Ferguson.
  • Published in Health

Discussions Underway to Address Nursing Shortage in Caribbean

Jamaica's Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says that discussions are underway to facilitate the seamless movement of nurses throughout the Caribbean in order to address needs in various areas.  The aim is to address imbalances, which challenge the delivery of quality healthcare in each territory.
  • Published in Health
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