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Head of the Anglican Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, Bishop Howard Gregory, has broken ranks with many of his Christian brethren and urged the parliamentary committee examining the Sexual Offences Act and related laws to recommend the...

At six months, the tiny foetus does not have a voice, but if it did, it would probably be screaming thank you to medical personnel at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital (VJH).Last Thursday, specialists at the maternal hospital pulled off a possibly...

The Ministry of Health is spending more than $727 million each year to provide security at the island's public health facilities, but with several reports of verbal and physical attacks on health workers in recent times, Health Minister Dr...

Despite having "personal feelings" on a bill to amend the National Housing Trust (NHT) Act to withdraw $11.4 billion from the housing agency over the next four years for budgetary support, Leader of Government Business in the Senate Kamina Johnson...

Berrydale, Portland:Normal operations at Rio Grande Rafting, Portland's premiere tourists attraction, was brought to a halt yesterday after three of the rafts were damaged, allegedly by the police. It has angered raft captains, who have since...

Natalie Hylton Levy has survived some of the toughest conditions faced by medical practitioners at the nation's public hospitals to become the 2017 LASCO-Nurses Association of Jamaica Nurse of the Year.A critical-care nurse at the Cornwall Regional...

Developing a dependable health information system is an important undertaking of the Government in enhancing public health services in Jamaica, says Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton.The minister was speaking at the handing over of 10 desktop...

The FLOW Foundation yesterday donated 10 new computers to the island's oldest medical facility, the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH).The computers, valued at approximately $1 million, will aid in the hospital's ability to keep electronic data of its...

The Government, former Prime Minister Bruce Golding has said, should not delay establishing the single anti-corruption agency with prosecutorial and investigative powers, following yesterday's Senate approval of the enabling legislation."I see no...

After two previous attempts, the draft National Plan of Action for an Integrated Response to Children and Violence (NPACV) was unveiled yesterday, with a pledge for the final document to be produced within the next six months.Minister of State in...
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