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Train more health care workers in specialist areas in short supply.

Source: Jamaica Labour Party Manifesto pg.22 February 18, 2016

Friday April 28, 2017 | Ministry of Health

Ministry of Health: Highlights of Key Issues 2016-2017

For Financial Year 2016/2017, the following health care professionals have completed training:

• 57 nurses have been trained in critical care and neonatology at the MoH In-service Department; 50 nurses have been trained in the specialist areas of post-basic midwifery and critical care;Two nurses have completed the MSc. Nursing Education Programme; One nurse is currently enrolled in the programme; Approximately 1000 primary health workers and community health aides have been trained in module 3 – customer service.

Approximately 500 nurses and midwives were trained in modules 1 and 2 – maternal and child health as well as neonatal resuscitation to date.

Sunday December 11, 2016 | Jamaica Information Service

82 Healthcare Workers Receive Specialised Training

A total of 82 healthcare personnel have received specialised training in maternal and infant care and management under the training component of the Programme for the Reduction of Maternal and Child Mortality (PROMAC).

“So far, 51 specialist nurses and physicians have benefitted from post graduate training through the University of the West Indies. Training areas include fellowships for consultant physicians in Critical Care, Neonatology and Maternal-Foetal Medicine,” he noted. (Dr. Christopher Tufton)