The Consumer Affairs Commission CAC is again urging members of the public to be vigilant when shopping during the yuletide season. Chief Executive Officer of the CAC Dolsie Allen says it is critical for consumers to take the time to examine products in the store before making a purchase. Listen to Round About JA to learn tips on how to protect yourself during this season.
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.
The Stony Hill Health Centre, in St. Andrew, has been officially reopened following renovation and expansion works valued at 80 million dollars. The Type Three facility provides medical care to at least 200 patients per day and now has an expanded records system, dental unit, pharmacy, and an upgraded sewer system. Listen to this edition of Round About Ja to get the details.
Fifty two persons living in Darliston Grove and Shrewsbury, in Westmoreland have received keys to new homes from the National Housing Trust (NHT). The units, built under the NHT’s Labour and Small Materials Programme, were officially handed over during a ceremony on December 4. Listen to Round About Ja to find out more about this life chaning initiative.
Mayor of Kingston, Delroy Williams says the reopening of the Ward Theatre in Downtown, Kingston is slated to take place late next year. The Mayor led a guided tour of upgrading works on the facility on Wednesday, with government officials, funding partners and other stakeholders also participating. Listen to this edition of Round About JA to get the details.
The Ministry of Health and Wellness has officially launched its National Infant and Young Child Feeding Network which comprises approximately 38 support groups, healthcare staff, parish infant and young child feeding committees as well as hospital infant committees. Listen to this edition of Round About Ja to get the details.