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US medical mission team heads to western Jamaica

Published:Thursday | November 6, 2014 | 1:19 PM

A medical mission team from Florida will be on the island from November 8-14 to provide voluntary medical services to residents in the western end of the island.

The team, comprising 30 medical practitioners, will facilitate surgical and gynaecological care at the Noel Holmes Hospital in Lucea, Hanover, Cornwall Regional in Montego Bay, St James and Falmouth Hospital in Trelawny throughout the week of November 10-14.

Primary medical and dental care will also be provided in select health centres in communities in the parish of Hanover.

Project Patron, Errald Miller, says the team has always had a deep interest in visiting the island to assist in enhancing health care services, particularly in Hanover.

The team is expected to perform some 70 surgeries throughout the week at the various locations.

The project is being sponsored by a number of entities including the Jamaica Tourist Board and Digicel Jamaica.


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