Headlines Tagged with South America/Caribbean — 178 headlines found
Heather died on May 22, 2006. Her goal was to be the last person to die from second-hand smoke in her country. Let us support our minister of health as he tries to ensure that this will never again be the fate of a Jamaican worker.
Jul 22, 2013 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 22, 2013 05:21
Addressing the 2013 staging of the Relay for Life Awards Ceremony at the Terra Nova Hotel in Kingston on July 16, Executive Director of the JCS, Yulit Gordon, said the Government must be commended for its commitment to safeguarding the health and wellnes
Jul 18, 2013 Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Jul 22, 2013 01:57
The World Health Federation (WHF) has congratulated Jamaica on what it says is the long-awaited Public Health (Tobacco Control) Regulations which bans smoking in public spaces. The regulation took effect on Monday.
Jul 21, 2013 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 21, 2013 05:33
Before regulations are enacted, there must be serious assessment of enforcement issues. I wonder whether these issues have been properly thought through.
Jul 19, 2013 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 19, 2013 11:19
There is little doubt that the arguments for and against will persist, but with the passing of this piece of legislation, the country has struck a decisive blow for health and by extension for real national development.
Jul 17, 2013 Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 18, 2013 14:43
THE Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) have heaped praises on Jamaica for the no-smoking regulations, which took effect on Monday.
Jul 18, 2013 Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 18, 2013 14:39
Health Minister, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says the Ministry remains open to facilitating dialogue and “reasonable” suggestions from stakeholders regarding the newly implemented Public Health (Tobacco Control) Regulations. The regulations, which stipula
Jul 17, 2013 Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Jul 17, 2013 15:24
has put its full support behind the Government's ban on smoking in public places, which will take effect today.
Jul 15, 2013 Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 17, 2013 01:08
People caught lighting up in bars, restaurants and other enclosed public spaces now face hefty penalties in Jamaica. The new law also prohibits smoking in outdoor public spots such as bus stops and open-air sports stadiums.
Jul 15, 2013 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 15, 2013 17:42
Last Saturday night, Mystic India, Friends for Education (FFE), and DJ Irie Latino transformed the courtyard of the Whitter Village in Ironshore, along the Rose Hall corridor, into a middle eastern oasis. Private cabanas, smoking hookahs and Jamaican be
Jul 14, 2013 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 14, 2013 11:03