News Stories

  • Former Governor General The Most Honourable Professor Sir Kenneth Hall Lauds New CCRP Health Insurance Plan

    “Expensive healthcare and medical treatment are the biggest threats to the well-being and welfare of retirees in Jamaica,” noted Professor Sir Kenneth Hall at the launch of a unique new health plan for members of the CCRP (Caribbean Community of Retired Persons). Noting the attendance of hundreds at the Police Officers’ Club on Wednesday, August 14, he commented that was “without a doubt a watershed moment... I am proud, delighted and honoured to launch this plan."

  • Guidelines from Ministry of Health & Wellness: Keeping Seniors Healthy during the COVID-19 Outbreak

    Older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung, or kidney disease at higher risk of contracting COVID 19 and having poorer outcomes. This is likely because as people age, their immune systems change, making it harder for their body to fight off diseases and infection and because many older adults are also more likely to have underlying health conditions that make it harder to cope with and recover from infections.