Health

The healthcare capacity in the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) facilities will be boosted through the commitment of J$9.6 million dollars from bauxite/alumina company Jamalco. The first of two disbursements valued at $4.8 million was handed over to the SRHA on Thursday, April 15 at the Jamalco office in Clarendon.
Dr. Luckner C. Denord, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of Jessie Trice Community Health Center, is one of 18 executives recently selected to the prestigious Baldrige Executive Fellows Program. This program is the only executive leadership fellowship that provides one-on-one access to leaders of Baldrige Award recipient organizations and the opportunity to learn role-model leadership strategies from these high-performing executives.
The First Annual Tri-County Help Me Grow Pediatric Healthcare Provider Brunch was held on March 2, 2016. Collaborations are what make 2-1-1 Borward so special and taking time to celebrate those professional relationships help strengthen our community ties. For the first time, Help Me Grow providers from 2-1-1's Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach/Treasure Coast joined forces at Broward Health Medical Center to create a very successful afternoon for this purpose.
Women with little or no health insurance can give themselves a Mother’s Day gift of health by receiving free mammograms at a special event on Saturday, May 14. Broward Health and the Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward) are sponsoring the free breast cancer screenings for women up to age 65 who do not have coverage for the tests.
April is “Autism Awareness Month” and, as part of the recognition of the occasion, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz will kick off the event at 1 p.m. April 5 in the lobby of the Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 N.W. 1st St in Miami, Florida. This year’s theme is "Expressing Yourself”. Therefore, eight-year-old musician Jacob Velasquez will perform on the piano at the center. Fifteen-year-old Bryan Fernandez-Cornejo will unveil one or his new a new painting he has been working on. Both youngsters have been diagnosed on the autism spectrum.
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