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Just under 150 students of Prattville Primary and Infant School and their parents benefited from services offered at a health and wellness fair organised by Jamalco at the school, recently.
The company’s Corporate Services, Medical and Mining departments, as well as its Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and the Manchester Health Department partnered in hosting the Fair.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Jamalco’s Corporate Services Manager, Leo Lambert, noted that the company was committed to giving back to host communities, including offering health care to students and parents.

Jamalco nurse, Theresa Hyman, doing sugar and cholesterol checks on a parent at the at the recent Health and Wellness Fair put on by Jamalco at the Pratville Primary and Infant School, Manchester.

Services offered included eye, blood pressure, cholesterol and weight checks. The students and their parents also received free medical assessments from general practitioner, Dr. Leroy Hayman, and pediatrician, Dr. Darsie Haughton.
The Manchester Health Department used its Wellness Bus to provide health checks for adults, including diabetes, hypertension and obesity.