Tag: Nurses’ Association of Jamaica

6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 25, 2015

Politics Responsible For Jamaica’s Diseased Health Sector – Dawes. Blaming politics for the reason Jamaica’s health sector is in its diseased state, Dr Alfred Dawes, immediate past president of the Jamaica Medical Doctors Association (JMDA), has sounded a defiant call to

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National Workers’ Week – Trade Unions In Jamaica

We are currently observing National Workers’ Week in Jamaica, and Labour Day is coming up later in the month of May. This month is significant in Jamaica’s history with regard to workers’ issues. For instance, the local trade union movement came out

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 11, 2015

Grandparents Cannot Cope – Frustrated Guardians Of ‘Barrel Children’ Want To Hand Over Responsibility To CDA. The Child Development Agency (CDA) has been flooded in recent times with calls from grandparents of ‘barrel children’ who are pleading for the State to

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 15, 2013

PM Invited WADA – Local Authorities Say Nothing Extraordinary About Anti-Drug Agency’s Plans To Visit. There is nothing “extraordinary” about the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) intent to visit the island to conduct an audit of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission’s (JADCO) drug-testing

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 17, 2013

Nurses Lament State Of Jamaica’s Maternal Health. Victoria Melhado, the Nurses’ Association of Jamaica (NAJ)/Lasco Nurse of the Year, is lamenting that Jamaica continues to lag behind in addressing maternal health concerns, including an unacceptably high child mortality rate, based on

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