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  • Members of the public are being invited to attend a series of town hall meetings as the Ministry of Health ramps up its Ebola public education and awareness campaign.
  • The meetings are being held to sensitize the public about the Ministry’s Ebola preparedness and response plan
  • The Ministry will also use the opportunity to provide a situational analysis of Chikungunya (CHIKV) in the respective health regions, and provide information on the management of the disease.

Members of the public are being invited to attend a series of town hall meetings, to be held in major town centres across the island, as the Ministry of Health ramps up its Ebola public education and awareness campaign. The first meeting will be hosted by the North East Regional Health Authority (NERHA) on Tuesday (Nov. 25), at the Ocho Rios High School Auditorium on Milford Road, beginning at 5:00 p.m.

Other sessions will take place on December 8 at Mandela Park, Half-Way-Tree, beginning at 6: 00 pm; December 10 at the Cecil Charlton Hall, Mandeville at 5:30 pm; and December 11 at Sam Sharpe Square, Montego Bay, at 3:00 pm.

The meetings are being held to sensitize the public about the Ministry’s Ebola preparedness and response plan; and outline the responsibility of individuals in Ebola preparedness and response, the protocols in place, and how these will affect persons.

The Ministry will also use the opportunity to provide a situational analysis of Chikungunya (CHIKV) in the respective health regions, and provide information on the management of the disease.

 

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