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SOCIAL DETERMINANTS of health (SDOH) contribute significantly to the severe morbidity and mortality that various cardiovascular diseases inflict on the society. The components of SDOH include wealth, income, employment status, education, housing,...

WESTERN BUREAU: Nutritionist Dr Rosalee Brown, who operates in the Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA), is suggesting that men consider adopting a plant-based diet, especially for those who are genetically predisposed, to reduce the likelihood...
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AS STUDENTS across the Caribbean make their return to the classroom, an ambitious campaign promoting nutritious food in schools mounted by a coalition of regional health advocates is bolstering calls for the implementation of policies to curtail...

IN OUR first article on the subject, we made reference to the Ministry of Health and Wellness’ ‘Know Your Numbers’ campaign. The ministry’s campaign has been driving home the importance for Jamaicans to know their health-related numbers, i.e....

THE ALLIANCE of Small Island Developing States (AOSIS), including Jamaica, is lobbying to have loss and damage finance included as an agenda item at the upcoming global climate talks, as part of ongoing efforts to shore up readiness for climate...

Residents of St Thomas were recently treated to an education in putting out forest fires during a Forest Fire Management Training held by the Forestry Department in collaboration with the Jamaica Fire Brigade in Hillside in the parish. Annually,...

TRACEABILITY AND public access to information are being championed as key to the success of national and global efforts to rein in the plastics pollution. “The traceability of plastic products across their life cycle is essential to identify areas...

The Beecher Foundation has pledged to broaden its outreach programmes to include parenting workshops and seminars to improve child-rearing skills. The initiative, geared towards parents in St Catherine, is scheduled to get under way in November....

Thirty-eight students were awarded Primary Exit Profile (PEP) and tertiary scholarships and grants through the Unicomer Group’s Dare to Dream scholarship programme. Speaking at the event held on Tuesday, August 23, at the Terra Nova Hotel in...

THE MINISTRY of Education and Youth’s school furniture project at the Vere Technical High School in Hayes, Clarendon, has been providing a well-needed boost for both students and skilled persons in the community. Burchell Simmons, head of the...
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