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Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (foreground), displays the signed US$100-million loan agreement with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), for execution of a programme aimed at boosting the country’s fight against non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Looking on (from left) are Chief of Operations, IDB, Jamaica, Adriana La Valley; Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health, Dr. Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie; Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dunston Bryan; and Senior Health Specialist, IDB, Dr. Ricardo Pérez-Cuevas. The signing took place during the launch workshop for the ‘Health Systems Strengthening for the Prevention and Care Management of NCDs Programme’ at the IDB Country Office in St. Andrew on Tuesday (April 2).

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (foreground), displays the signed US$100-million loan agreement with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), for execution of a programme aimed at boosting the country’s fight against non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Looking on (from left) are Chief of Operations, IDB, Jamaica, Adriana La Valley; Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health, Dr. Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie; Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dunston Bryan; and Senior Health Specialist, IDB, Dr. Ricardo Pérez-Cuevas. The signing took place during the launch workshop for the ‘Health Systems Strengthening for the Prevention and Care Management of NCDs Programme’ at the IDB Country Office in St. Andrew on Tuesday (April 2).