Tag: Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton

6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 27, 2016

Clinics Under Gun – MoBay Violence Putting Pressure On Public Health Facilities But Cornwall Regional Coping. The rampant, violent criminality in Montego Bay, St James, is squeezing the lifeblood out of the public health system in the parish, but…Read more at

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 8, 2016

Big ZIKV $Pend – Virus Fight Costs $1b So Far. It has cost the Government more than $1 billion so far to respond to the Zika virus threat, and plans are being made now to seek approval for a budget of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 30, 2016

Amnesty International Demands Action From West Kingston Report. Amnesty International has thrown its full support behind the just released report of the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry and is demanding that the Jamaican Government immediately detail how it plans to

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6 Things You Need To Know Today- June 3, 2016

$100m ZIKV Bite – Government Not Sure How Widespread Zika Is, Allocates More Money For Response. Although millions of dollars more is to be spent on the anti-Zika campaign, there is still no clear picture as to how many Jamaicans are

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 29, 2016

Seventh H1N1 Death Confirmed. There has been another H1N1 death. Health Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton confirmed the death today. This brings the number of influenza A (H1N1) virus related deaths to seven. The Ministry of Health is to issue a detailed update tomorrow, which

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