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JMF AT KPH 240TH ANNIVERSARY HEALTH FAIR

The Jamaica Medical Foundation (JMF) the outreach arm of the Insurance Industry specializing in medical matters in association with the Insurance Association of Jamaica (IAJ) participated in a Health Fair on the grounds of the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) on Saturday December 2, 2017. This Health Fair represents the delivery of a promise given by the IAJ to the KPH as part of the celebration of KPH’s 240th Anniversary which was celebrated in 2016. Unfortunately, the Health Fair had to be rescheduled to 2017 as the Hospital prepared for ZIKA virus which was expected to hit Jamaica.

The Health Fair was well attended and many attendees received free health checks for eyes, blood pressure, sugar and other maladies   The JMF took the opportunity to present at cheque in the amount of J$200,000. 00 to a wheel chair patient to help that patient obtain needed treatment to improve their condition.

There were several other participants in the fair including, the Committee of Volunteer Social Services (CVSS), Sagicor, Guardian Life, Food For the Poor and others.