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Tuesday, 15 July 2014 10:21

Kingston, Jamaica

PAHO/WHO Representative in Jamaica, Margareta Skӧld, gives remarks at the opening of the National Consultation on Universal Health Coverage.

Monday, 07 April 2014 16:31

Kingston - 4 April 2014

Tobacco Control Measures do not contradict trade rules. That is the general agreement coming from an inter-Ministerial group at the end of two days of consultations. Representatives from  the Ministries of Agriculture; Industry, Investment and Commerce; Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade along with the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Justice and other agencies met to address tobacco and trade issues in Jamaica and on a global scale. 


Left to right standing: Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson; Mr. Lenworth Fulton, representing the Minister of Agriculture, Permanent Secretary, Dr. Jean Dixon, Risk Factors Unit Chief (PAHO), Dr. Carlos Santos Burgoa, PWR Jamaica, Ms. Margareta Skold, Minister of State, Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Hon. Arnaldo Brown.

Left to right sitting: Professor, Georgetown University Law Centre, Dr. Benn McGrady, Consultant WHO, Ms Katherine DeLand, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, Consultant, WHO, Dr. Stella Bialous

Thursday, 13 June 2013 16:54

Kingston - 13 June 2013

PAHO Director Dr. Carissa F. Etienne has arrived in Jamaica on her first official visit to the country for the celebration of World Blood Donor Day on 14 June 2013.