Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
Every year on 14 June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). The National Blood Transfusion Service branded its annual blood drive and wellness fair to mark World Blood Donor Day as ‘Donorfest’ in June 2014.
Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
The Ministry of Health is encouraging persons to get vaccinated before travelling to yellow fever affected areas. This follows a recent a rise in yellow fever cases in some parts of Africa and continued risk in some South and Central American countries.
Monday, February 22nd, 2016
The Ministry of Health through its National Emergency Operations Centre has been putting measures in place to prepare the health sector for any possible increase in the number of influenza cases.
Friday, February 5th, 2016
The National Blood Transfusion Service of Jamaica has outlined strategies for managing the risk of Zika virus infection associated with blood donations
ADVISORY: Ministry of Health is Advising Women to Delay Pregnancy in Light of Zika Virus Links to Birth DefectsMonday, January 18th, 2016
Ministry of Health is Advising Women to Delay Pregnancy in Light of Zika Virus Links to Birth Defects The Ministry of Health is advising women to delay becoming pregnant for the next six to twelve months and those already pregnant to take extra precaution to prevent being bitten by mosquitoes given the possible link between […]