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NERHA Chairman Dies Of COVID-19 In Florida

The death of North East Regional Health Authority (NERHA) Chairman Tyrone Robinson from COVID-19 in [...]

2020 End Of Year Message From The Regional Director

Dear Colleagues As we approach the end of another year, we must agree that 2020 has been an impac [...]

Jamaica Issues UK-related Travel Ban

Effective immediately, the Government of Jamaica will ban all flights coming into the Island from th [...]

Health Ministry prioritises food labelling in battle against NCDs

With prevailing concerns over obesity as a modifiable risk factor for non-communicable diseases (NCD [...]

Health Ministry, Missionaries of the Poor partner to contain COVID-19 transmission at Faith Centre

The Ministry of Health & Wellness has identified a cluster of COVID-19 cases at a facility run b [...]

Rae Town, Cornwall Courts being placed under Special Curfew

The areas of Rae Town in Kingston and Cornwall Courts in St. James are being placed under special ar [...]


The St. Ann's Bay Regional Hospital received a cheque valued at One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,0 [...]

Annotto Bay Hospital to construct new laboratory & physiotherapy building

The Ministry of Health & Wellness, the North-East Regional Health Authority in collaboration with th [...]

NERHA directorate gave care packages to healthcare workers

On June 3, 2020, members of NERHA directorate gave care packages to healthcare workers who worked in [...]

COVID-19 Update: Jamaica now has 505 Confirmed Cases

The National Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health & Wellness has reported in the last 24 hour [...]

Jamaica's COVID-19 recoveries reach 100

Jamaica's COVID-19 recoveries reached 100 in the last 24 hours, as 10 additional persons were releas [...]

Employee Fitness Centre opened at Annotto Bay Hospital

Just before the start of a new year, most people will make resolutions to do a number of things, suc [...]

Epidemiological Alert-Zika virus

Given the increase of congenital anomalies, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and other neurological and a [...]

Support the health care system! Lady Hall urges corporate Jamaica to hop on board

As the Ministry of Health attempts to repair its reputation following the dead babies and audit scan [...]

Baby boy ushers in new year at Annotto Bay Hospital

A boy was the first baby born on New Year's Day at the Annotto Bay Hospital in St Mary. The mother, [...]

Guidelines for the Management of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFMD) Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a common childhood illness cau [...]

St. Ann's Bay Hospital To Benefit From Panasonic Golf Classic

The St Ann’s Bay Hospital and Sandals Foundation Junior Golf Academy will be the beneficiarie [...]

Friends of the St. Ann's Bay Regional Hospital Donation

On Dec. 13, 2019 a cheque of Six Hundred Eighty Thousand Dollars ($680,000) from fundraising effort [...]

Ministry of Health Urges Travelers to and from Yellow Fever Affected Areas to Get Vaccinated.

In light of the current yellow fever outbreak in Angola and ongoing transmission in Brazil, Peru Chi [...]

Three more hospitals certified as baby-friendly

Health and Wellness Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton (left), holds seven-month-old Sherina Grant, at [...]

Ministry of Health Urges Persons to be Cautious about Ackee Preparation

The Ministry of Health is urging the public to be cautious in the preparation and consumption of Ack [...]