Civil Society Collaborative Forum Will Protect Patients’ Maternal, Neonatal and Infant Health Rights


Nowadays, we talk a lot about “partnerships.” They make sense for a number of reasons – not least as a way of pooling resources and making resources stretch further. The EU-funded Partnership for the Promotion of Patients’ Rights in Maternal, Neonatal & Infant Health in Jamaica (The MNIH Project), led by Professor Wendel Abel and … More Civil Society Collaborative Forum Will Protect Patients’ Maternal, Neonatal and Infant Health Rights

The Natural History Museum of Jamaica Presents a Media Forum on Cannabis: Setting the Record Straight


The Natural History Museum of Jamaica (NHMJ) wants to set the record straight on cannabis – or ganja, to use the Jamaican term. There is much confusion, and also all kinds of myths and misconceptions, surrounding the plant. The NHMJ has assembled a formidable panel of  experts, and the discussion will be moderated by its … More The Natural History Museum of Jamaica Presents a Media Forum on Cannabis: Setting the Record Straight

Baby’s Death at Christmas Signals Need to Prioritise Maternal, Child Health


It’s a bit of a mouthful, I know, but if you have not heard of it already, this article is written by the Partnership for the Promotion of Patients’ Rights in Maternal, Neonatal and Infant Health in Jamaica project, funded by the European Union. Jamaica unfortunately did not reach the UN Millennium Development Goal (MDG) #5. There … More Baby’s Death at Christmas Signals Need to Prioritise Maternal, Child Health