Category: Evening News

Doctors Preparing for Ebola

President of the Jamaica Medical Doctor’s Association, JMDA, Dr. Alfred Dawes, says his members are preparing themselves in the event of an Ebola outbreak in...

PAHO Helping Ebola Fight

The Ministry of Health says it has been assured by its international partners that Jamaica will be given assistance in the event of an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus...

DCP Novelette Grant

After over a decade as Assistant Commissioner of Police, Head of the Police Area 5, Novelette Grant, has been promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner. The promotion...

Monitor West African Travellers – Baugh

Opposition Spokesman on Health, Dr. Ken Baugh, says given the developments concerning Ebola in the United States, all Jamaicans traveling to West Africa must come under...

Deal with Ebola! – JMDA

President of the Jamaica Medical Doctor’s Association, Dr. Alfred Dawes, says the Health Ministry must move swiftly to educate the public on the deadly Ebola...

LIME Joins ChikV Fight

Telecommunications firm, LIME, says it will be partnering with the government to help fight the spread of the mosquito borne Chikungunya virus. The statement follows a...

NSWMA for Clean-up Day

National Solid Waste Management Authority, NSWMA, is seeking to dispel reports that it’s unable to participate in any planned clean-up activity to combat the...

No Cetamol Shortage

The Health Ministry says there’s no shortage of paracetamol tablets and syrup in the public health sector. It says contrary to reports in the media the Health...

More Funds for ChikV

The Ministry of Local Government says additional resources have been identified and allocations will be made to enhance efforts to fight the spread of the Chikungunya...

Fire Ferguson! – Holness

More pressure is this afternoon being brought to bear on Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller to fire her embattled Health Minister, Dr. Fenton Ferguson. The Opposition...