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Following concerns about cesspool trucks being used to transport potable water, the Environment Health Unit of the Ministry of Health and Wellness and the Parish Health Departments carried out investigations across the island and would like to reassure the public that there is no evidence to support this concern.

Tuesday, 25 June 2019 18:27

Jamaicans urged to reduce heat exposure

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The Ministry of Health and Wellness is reminding the public that excessive heat stress is harmful to health and is potentially fatal. 

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 18:20

Jamaica’s Ebola Response Plan Activated

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In response to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) declaration of the Ebola Virus Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) made on July 17, 2019, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has activated its national Ebola Virus Disease Response Plan.

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is appealing to Jamaicans to donate blood, given the increased demand for blood products over recent months.

Thursday, 07 November 2019 04:38

Tufton urges increased vigilance against dengue

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Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Christopher Tufton, is appealing for Jamaicans to take a more proactive approach in the fight against dengue.

Thursday, 07 November 2019 04:35

C'Bar gets new gym courtesy of Wisynco

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Calabar High School, with assistance from Wisynco Group Limited, opened doors to a long awaited gymnasium on Friday, November 1, 2019 on the grounds of the expansive compound in Kingston.

Cabinet has approved contracts totalling $1.7 billion for the provision of security and related services at health facilities under the jurisdiction of the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA), for a period of three years.

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