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Bustamante Hospital Erects Shrine for Lady Bustamante

The Bustamante Hospital for Children, Kingston, has erected a shrine in honour of Lady Gladys Bustamante, widow of National Hero, The Rt. Excellent Sir Alexander Bustamante, who died on July 25. Administrator at the Hospital, Henry Anglin noted that the … Continued

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SERHA Honours 125 at Luncheon

Retired and current employees of the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA), who have contributed significantly to the advancement of health care in the region, were honoured at the Hilton Kingston Hotel on Thursday (July 30). Of the 125 persons … Continued

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Health Workforce Centre for Jamaica

The Ministry of Health partnered with the Pan-American Health Organisation (PAHO) and Canada’s Dalhousie University to hold a high level meeting to discuss the establishment of a Centre for Health Workforce Planning and Research in Jamaica. The discussions took place … Continued

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UK MPs Impressed With Facilities at University Hospital

A group of British parliamentarians were taken on a tour of facilities at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) Thursday (July 30) to get an understanding of the operations of Jamaica’s health system. The six parliamentarians, members of … Continued

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SERHA Honours 125 Health Employees

Retired and current employees of the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA), who have contributed significantly to the advancement of health care in the region, were honoured at the Hilton Kingston Hotel on Thursday (July 30). Of the 125 persons … Continued

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Cuban Eye Care Centre…One Step Closer

Jamaica and Cuba yesterday (July 28) signed two agreements that will strengthen public health care services here. The signing took place at Jamaica House with Minister of Health Hon. Rudyard Spencer representing the Government of Jamaica and the outgoing Ambassador … Continued

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UWI Nurses to Stage Health Expo

The St. Andrew “A” group of nurses of the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) will, on Thursday (July 23), stage a Nurses’ Expo and Exhibition, in the main car park of the hospital. The event, which will get … Continued

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Health Facilities Being Expanded This Year

Health Minister, Hon. Rudyard Spencer, has announced planned infrastructural expansions at several public health facilities, islandwide. In his contribution to the 2009/10 Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives, Gordon House on Wednesday (July 15), Mr. Spencer said some $150 … Continued

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Jamaicans Urged to Make Greater Use of Health Centres

Jamaicans are being encouraged to make greater use of their local health centres to reduce the burden on hospitals. There has been a significant increase in the number of Jamaicans accessing treatment at Accident and Emergency (A and E) Departments … Continued

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