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Monday, 01 September 2014 15:23

Dr. Noreen Jack has been appointed the new PAHO/WHO Representative in Jamaica effective 28 August 2014.

Dr. Jack, a national of Trinidad and Tobago, obtained her medical degree (1981) and a master’s in Public Health from the University of the West Indies, Jamaica (1988).  She received a post graduate Diploma and a master’s degree in Infectious Diseases from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2007 and 2010 respectively).

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