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April 29, 2013

Gov’t Optimistic About New Funding for HIV Programmes…

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March 5, 2013

Tidy up St Ann’s Bay Hospital

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter with the hope that the Health Minister will take a look at the St Ann’s Bay Hospital….

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March 5, 2013

Help wanted for struggling sickle cell support group

Specifically, she said, the support group needs money to pay a stipend to its part-time administrative assistant, telephone charges, stationery, printing educational brochures and…

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March 5, 2013

‘Educate J’cans About Organ Donation’

Some high-profile nephrologists from the University Hospital of the West Indies are suggesting that the way to go in fighting the deadly renal diseases…

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March 5, 2013

Dire Cry For Children With Kidney Diseases

Children with kidney diseases in Jamaica face a “dire situation” as there are no established facilities – public or private – to treat them….

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February 8, 2013

Lack of funding preventing sickle cell mass education campaign

SEVERE lack of funding has prevented local sickle cell organisations from rolling out a mass public education campaign, despite some affected persons not being…

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February 7, 2013

Soon dead? Experts dismiss belief sickle cell a death sentence

SICKLE cell experts yesterday debunked as myth, a common belief that the illness is a death sentence, and appealed to Jamaicans to end stigmatisation…

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February 4, 2013

New Year’s Message from MAJ’s President

Dear Colleagues, The Medical Association of Jamaica which is the umbrella organization for all groups of doctors practicing in Jamaica, through its Executive and…

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November 26, 2012

Hospital-based Training – Laparoscopic Training Course – Percy Junor Hospital

The captioned event was quite successful. Not only were we able to do the first laparoscopic operation at Percy Junor Hospital on Friday, November 23,…

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November 12, 2012

Waiting To Explode: Doctor warns that long wait at hospital is creating a time bomb

A senior member of the medical profession is warning local hospital administrators that the long delay experienced by children seeking medical attention at the…

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November 5, 2012

I was in prison and you came to visit me

While prisons will always be associated with punishment, we should never forget that many inmates are truly remorseful for their crimes and most of…

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October 22, 2012

Dr Aggrey Irons Calls Shirley Health Claims Deceptive

The Medical Association of Jamaica has joined in rejecting claims that overtime work is seriously affecting health professionals and compromising health care delivery. On…

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