The Hon. Dr. Thomas Philip Lecky, OM, OBE, DSC, PhD

Groundbreaking innovations by Jamaicans have enhanced the quality of life of the society and contributed to development

in several fields, locally and internationally. In health care, for instance, Canasol, formulated by Drs. Manley West and

Albert Lockhart, has aided hundreds of glaucoma patients. The papaya sector has been fortified by Professor Paula

Tennant’s disease-resistant variety. In technology, Xormis, a Jamaican start-up company, developed the smartphone

application, Grik.Ly, which allows businesses and consumers to share contact information more seamlessly. These are

just a few examples of phenomenal Jamaican inventors and innovators whose work has transformed many industries…READ MORE 

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