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Community Notice The Ministry of Social Development through its National Household Registry will be conducting an island-wide survey starting in the Parish of St. Paul tomorrow Tuesday, May 26. The survey will help to determine the residents in the various communities who can best make use of the social services […]

National Household Registry Survey

By Orita Bailey International Day for Monuments and Sites – World Heritage Day is celebrated on 18th April annually, this year is the 40th anniversary of the establishment of an international day to focus attention on monuments and sites worldwide. The aim of world Heritage day is to encourage local […]


GEF (Global Environmental Facility) Small Grants Programme Five communities in Jamaica – Glengoffe, Bunkers Hill, Woodford, Cascade and the Portland Bight area – are on the way to making sure that they can deal with the anticipated impacts of climate change such as stronger hurricanes, flooding and drought. This is […]

Five Jamaican Communities Adapting to Climate Change

The annual observance of the International Day for Persons with Disabilities was established in 1981. This day of observance aims to promote a better understanding of disability issues with a focus on the rights of persons living with disabilities in every aspect of their political, social, economic, and cultural life […]

International Day of Persons with Disabilities – December 3rd 2010

NEW YORK, The global community can save millions of lives by investing first in the most disadvantaged children and communities, according to a new UNICEF study released today. Such an approach would also address the widening disparities that are accompanying progress toward the MDGs.


Published on Thursday, March 12, 2009 By Dr Mirta Roses Periago, Director Pan American Health Organization Achieving the highest attainable level of health for all people is an objective shared by all the countries of the Hemisphere and that therefore should not be affected by gender or cultural differences. The reality, […]

Commentary: Health, Gender, and Culture