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Good results from St Ann’s Bay Hospital allograft surgeries
HE St Ann's Bay Hospital, through its bone transplant programme, has for the past two years been using allografts to provide solutions to very complex situations. So far, the team has performed three such medical procedures, all of which, according to regional consultant orthopaedic surgeon Dr Derrick McDowell, have yielded encouraging results. Read More...
NERHA Trains Trains Staff to Communicate with the Hearing Impaired
The North-East Regional Health Authority as a part of their thrust to improve the standard of care provided to the public, trained a total of fifteen(15) members of Staff in Jamaican sign language...Read More
World Diabetes Day 2014
Jamaica joins the rest of the world once more to observe World Diabetes Day, under the theme: “Healthy Eating and Diabetes.” As we are aware, healthy eating starts with a healthy breakfast, that will help individuals manage their weight....Read More
Cuba to Assist with Training as Part of Jamaica’s Ebola Preparedness and Response
The Cuban Government will be sending two experts to provide training for health care and frontline workers in Ebola preparedness, response and management. They will also train Cuban workers presently deployed to Jamaica...Read More
Dr. Fenton Ferguson Appealed to the Diplomatic Community for Assistance in Reducing the spread of the Chikungunya virus.
Minister of Health, Dr. Fenton Ferguson has appealed to members of the Diplomatic community to assist in reducing the spread of the chikungunya virus...Read More
Health Minister asks country to help fight virus
Dr Fenton Ferguson last night appealed to the country to help the health authorities combat the rapidly spreading Chikungunya virus and insisted that his ministry has responded adequately to the disease.....Read More
Quick Health Tips for Busy PeopleWhen you’re constantly busy with work and life, it can take its toll. It can be hard to make time for yourself and your health. These quick tips will help you incorporate healthy practices into your day without taking up too much of your time...read more
Health TipsWorld Health Organisation definition of health: Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity...read more