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