Health

Aligned with the Ministry of Health's 'Jamaica Moves' campaign, which promotes healthy lifestyle habits among Jamaicans, the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) is providing resources and support to its staff in the parishes of Clarendon, Manchester and St. Elizabeth, to promote regular physical activity and healthier diets.
(Miami, FL) – Community Health of South Florida Inc. (CHI) is celebrating National Health Center Week with several free events Aug. 12-19, 2017. The events highlight the resources provided by community health centers like CHI and help to get children physically and emotionally ready for the start of school.
Over 37,000 persons who access services annually at the Chapelton Community Hospital in Clarendon and its environs, will benefit from enhanced health care delivery, following the donation of 17 beds, 12 mattresses, 4 wheelchairs and 2 lifters from the LJDR Davis Foundation.
Women's Health Network-Jamaica (WHN), a not-for-profit, advocacy NGO whose mandate is to address women's health issues in underserved communities, is conducting a two weeks (July 9-22) comprehensive health mission in St. Elizabeth, focusing on health research, health education, health capacity building, social inclusion and clinical proceedures.
The Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) has launched a regional wellness programme for adolescents, geared towards empowering and encouraging participants aged 10 to 15 years, to become ambassadors of healthy lifestyles through healthy diets, physical activity and screening.
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