Ministry Aims to Train 1,000 Health Care Workers for Ebola Response | read more
President, Medical Association of Jamaica, Dr. Shane Alexis (left), along with Advisor, Disease Prevention and Control, Pan American Health Organisation, Dr. Kam Suan Mung and Acting Director, Emergency, Disaster Preparedness and Special Services, Ministry of Health, Dr. Sonia Copeland, engage in a light conversation at the media sensitization forum on Ebola, held on October 30 at the Pan American Health Organisation offices at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus.
Focus on Science in November | read more
Director General of the National Commission on Science and  Technology,  Professor Errol Morrison (right), in discussion with Acting Executive Director of the Scientific Research Council (SRC), Hawthorne Watson (left) and  Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Phillip Paulwell, prior to a JIS ‘Think Tank’, where details of activities for  Science and  Technology Month (November) were outlined. The ‘Think Tank’ was held on October 30.
PM to Present National Medal for Science and Technology | read more
Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and  Mining, Hon. Phillip Paulwell, giving details of the  Prime Minister’s Medal for Science and  Technology to be presented on November 12, as part of Science and  Technology Month, which is observed in November. He was addressing a JIS ‘Think Tank’ on  October 30.
Industry Minister Hails Contribution of Francis Kennedy | read more
Industry, Investment, and Commerce Minister, Hon. Anthony Hylton (right), greets University of the West Indies (UWI) Pro-Vice Chancellor, Professor Alvin Wint (centre), and Scotiabank Vice President in charge of Government Affairs, and Co-Chairman, Jamaica Bankers Association (JBA) Public  Policy and Legislative Committee, Dr. Wayne Henry, during Wednesday’s (October 29) National Competitiveness Council (NCC) meeting at Jamaica Promotions Corporation’s (JAMPRO) New Kingston corporate offices. Mr. Hylton Chairs the NCC of which Professor Wint and Dr. Henry are also members.
Health Personnel to be Increased at Sangster Airport | read more
Senior Public Health Nurse, Jennifer Pearson (2nd right), tests  Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson (left), with one of the hand-held thermal sensors that he handed over at the Sangster International Airport on October 29, while on a tour of the facility with a team from the Western Regional Health Authority. The Minister presented two sensors to the airport  as part of the Ebola preparedness campaign. Others (from second left) are:  Deputy Chairman of the Western Regional Health Authority, Calvin Brown; Port Health and Quarantine officer, Oniel Brown; Regional Technical Director, Dr. Dianne Campbell Stennett and Medical Officer of Health for St James,  Dr. Marcia Johnson Campbell.

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