The public quarrel between Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Kevin Harvey and Jamaica Medical Doctors Association boss, Alfred Dawes, is not over!
Dr. Harvey says Dr. Dawes violated an agreement to apologize to him publicly.
The JMDA President had charged that the Health Ministry’s Permanent Secretary misled the country about the Government’s plans to implement a shift system for doctors.
In a statement issued on Tuesday, the JMDA indicated that both men had made peace.
However, Dr. Harvey says Dr. Dawes did not do as was agreed during the meeting.
Responding, Dr. Dawes says he apologizes for personal offence which Dr. Harvey said was taken at comments made.
But the JMDA President says he’ll not bow to attempts being made to mislead the country into believing that he was retracting his concerns about the dire state of the public health sector.