51 Cuban nurses arrive January to ease shortage

Jamaica Information Service, November 20, 2010 Some 51 Cuban nurses are to arrive in Jamaica by January to ease the shortage at public health facilities across the island. Health Minister Honorable Rudyard Spencer, who made the disclosure on Thursday November 18, said that the nurses will be placed mainly in primary health care facilities. He was speaking on day-one of a one-week budget preparation retreat at the Jamaica Conference Centre, downtown Kingston, which is being attended by key stakeholders in the Ministries of Health, and Finance and the Public Service. ... 51