Get The Facts- Your Heart and COVID-19

The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), through its 2019 Economic and Social Survey, states that non-communicable diseases (which includes heart disease), remains the leading cause …

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Get the Facts: Epilepsy Awareness

The World Health Organization (WHO) states there are around 50 million people living with epilepsy globally. Epilepsy is a chronic non-communicable disease of the brain. …

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Get the Facts – Telemedicine

Telemedicine is the delivery of healthcare services and the exchange of medical information remotely using electronic communication technologies, such as video conferencing and telephone calling. …

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Get the Facts – Blood Donations

The National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS), an entity under the Ministry of Health & Wellness (MOHW), is responsible for the safe collection and storage of …

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Get the Facts – Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), coronaviruses (CoV) are a family of viruses known to cause respiratory illnesses ranging in severity from the common cold to Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.

The virus can be transmitted from animals to humans and between humans by physical contact or through the air.

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