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Hundreds Benefit from Access to Free Health Services in Western Parishes

Roundabout JA | December 12, 2019
Hundreds of residents in some of our western parishes turned out to access free health services on Tuesday during the annual Don Daly Medical Mission. A team of 85 medical professionals and volunteers from Nova Southeastern University NSU in the United States administered a range of services at three clinics set up in Negril and Ketto in Westmoreland and Flanker in St. James. Listen to this edition of Round About JA to learn more.
Presenter: Twila Wheelan
Producer: Twila Wheelan
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Minister of Health and Wellness Dr. Christopher Tufton says plans are in train to engage non-governmental organizations NGOs in the west to encourage greater support for the mental health programme in the region. Listen to this space to learn more.
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