The injection of new programmes such as the Compassionate Care initiative and HPV Vaccination in schools, coupled with various training opportunities for health care workers, and improvements to the Cornwall Regional Hospital all helped to strengthen the health sector in 2018.
In 2018 Jamaica, through the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, joined a growing list of countries making moves to reduce plastic waste in their respective territories.
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2018 will perhaps be remembered for the start of various infrastructure projects, as the government worked to improve major roadways.
On this special edition of House Matters, we present highlights of the 2018 Parliamentary year.
The ban on single-use plastic came into effect on January 1, 2019 and has been met with mixed reactions by consumers and merchants. Now two weeks in and more Jamaicans are warming up to the new reality.
The Government, under the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation made progress with its mission to deliver 22,000 housing starts by 2021.
The Ministry of National Security continued the roll out of its comprehensive five-pillar crime prevention strategy with focus on a number of areas including public order and law enforcement, and recruitment during the year 2018.
Full roll out of the Primary Exit Profile (PEP), increased funding support to schools and the launch of the rebranded youth innovation centres. Some of the major achievements for the Ministry of Education Youth and Information in 2018.
Security, a commitment to transparency in governance and additional oversight responsibilities were among the major highlights for the year at the Office of the Prime Minister.
Government introduces 16 point proposal to transform public transport sector.
At least one group of young entrepreneurs has been gearing up to fill the void anticipated from the introduction of the ban on single-use plastic items.
There is no doubt that the introduction of information and communications technology (ICT) resources has dramatically improved the teaching-learning experience in schools.
With the dawning of a new year, most persons have set goals they want to achieve during the 12 month period, labeling them resolutions.
The Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) will be playing its part in helping Jamaica protect and manage its marine resources in a sustainable way.
On Today’s Program we look at Surviving The Post-Holiday Blues