Category: Health

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Use Physical Activity as a Prescription-Hospital Physiotherapists

The team of physiotherapists at the Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH) in Manchester is encouraging the general public to use physical ...

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Hospitals in Southern Region Now Providing Cutting Edge Laparoscopic Surgeries

As part of its strategic plan to continuously improve the delivery of quality health care to patients and to also ...

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HUNDREDS FLOCK HEALTH AND SOCIAL FAIR IN DUMFRIES

Residents of the Dumfries community in St. James last Friday came in groups of threes and more to take full ...

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May Pen Hospital receives $1 million-patient monitors

Paediatric services at the May Pen Hospital (MPH) in Clarendon have been enhanced through the donation of two patient monitors ...

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Investigation continues in Cholera-suspect patient

The Ministry of Health is informing the public that currently there has been no confirmed case of cholera in Jamaica. ...

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Health Team Moves to Improve Responsibility Among Women During Pregnancy

With only 8.4 percent of pregnant women accessing prenatal care in the public health system during the third trimester of ...

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Tufton encourages more clinic visits for expectant mothers

In 2015 and 2016, only 8.4 percent of pregnant women accessed the public health system for prenatal care during the ...

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VIDEO: Health Ministry warns against swimming in flooded water

Manchester man swimming in a flooded area action like these are warned against by the Ministry of Health. The Ministry ...

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Gastroenteritis threat due to heavy rain

The Ministry of Health is reminding the public, especially parents of small children, to pay particular attention to their children ...

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Nurses Challenged to Recognize Link Between Excellence and Quality

Chairman of the Nurses Council of Jamaica (NCJ), Dr. Leila McWhinney-Dehaney has challenged scores of nurses in Central Jamaica to ...