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Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. Christopher Tufton is lauding the innovative initiative of the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) to convert and customize three new mini-buses into ambulances, resulting in savings of J $ 10.5 million.   

Previously, persons needing surgeries to remove foreign objects from the oesophagus would have to be transferred to hospitals in Kingston; however, through the kind donations of the Manchester Wellness Foundation, residents in central Jamaica can now access enhanced ear, nose and throat services at the Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH) in Manchester.

MIAMI — Each year, the late spring/early summer period brings increased rainfall to Miami-Dade County, which triggers an overall increase in mosquito activity. Accordingly, the Miami-Dade County Mosquito Control and Habitat Management Division expands the scope of its truck larviciding missions to include a broader area.

Acting CEO for the Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH), Marcia Francis (3rd right) accepts a DCA Vantage Analyzer from Regional Director of BMR Jamaica Wind Ltd., Ava Tomlin (3rd left) at a handing over ceremony on Wednesday, June 11 at the MRH.

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