AS PEOPLE become more health conscious, there is a need to increase promotion of their involvement in their own care and give them the means by which to participate.
June 1 marked the beginning of the hurricane season, which means we can be sure that preparations are being made behind the scenes led by the Ministry of Health.
There is no doubt that the best way to reduce overall healthcare costs is to invest heavily in preventive care.
The minister of health and wellness is forging ahead with legislation for a National Health Insurance Plan (NHIP).
JAMAICA HAS an excellent cadre of skilled professionals in emergency and general medical care.
Despite the very commendable effort of the Ministry of Health to reduce waiting time at public hospitals, it is still a major issue.