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October 22, 2012

Doctors Heap Skepticism On SERHA’s Concerns Over Lengthy Working Hours

The Jamaica Medical Doctors’ Association (JMDA) says it views with scepticism concerns raised by the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) over the lengthy…

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October 3, 2012

Risk Management Seminar

  The Medical Insurance of Jamaica’s Insurance Fund (MAJIF) has been in existence since 2002, growing significantly over the past decade. One of our…

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September 24, 2012

Hundreds Pay Tribute To Slain Doctor

Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson has approved a recommendation to rename the regional delivery suite at the Cornwall Regional Hospital in memory of…

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September 24, 2012

Doctor Murdered In Mandeville

The central Jamaica town of Mandeville in Manchester is in shock over the killing of well-known radiologist, Dr Phillip Chamberlain. Chamberlain was stabbed to…

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September 24, 2012

Junior Doctors Prescribe Maternity Leave Fix

Jamaica Gleaner article by Tyrone Reid, Senior Staff Reporter

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May 28, 2012

Medical Association of Jamaica Symposium 2012

The Medical Association of Jamaica (MAJ) will be celebrating its symposium week of activities from June 4th to June 10th, 2012. The theme this year is “Fifty Years of Independent Medicine: Celebrating the past, planning the future.”

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March 15, 2012

MAJ Kicks Off Annual Week Of Activities

The Medical Association of Jamaica (MAJ) is reaching out to other groups in the health sector as it observes its annual week of celebrations.

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February 21, 2012

Kids in Danger

Dr Shane Alexis, president of the Jamaica Medical Doctors’ Association, is raising concerns that a shortage of facilities and personnel to care for children with developmental disorders has left some unable to realise their full potential.Raising concerns that a shortage of facilities…

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February 21, 2012

Modernising a decrepit health sector

The large, complex health ministry has been plagued by numerous problems – growing customer dissatisfaction, perennial breakdown in equipment, shortages of drugs and other supplies and inadequate cadre of personnel.

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February 21, 2012

Banged-up Bellevue

Despite the overpowering smell of freshly applied disinfectant in the bathrooms on the wards at the Bellevue Hospital in Kingston yesterday, during a more than three-hour-long tour, the rancid scent of urine still flexed its muscles.

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