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Medic's Guide to Work and Electives Around the World - Electives, hospitals, medical schools, medicine, nursing, travel, work,  NGOs, voluntary work, UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Mark Wilson
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Jamaica hospitals, electives, medical schools, NGOs, recruitment agencies, voluntary work, nursing, medical, health care, rural,  charity work, elective, hospital, missionary work, Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, medics travel, the medics guide to work and electives around the world, mark wilson

Jamaica hospitals, electives, medical schools, NGOs, recruitment agencies, voluntary work, nursing, medical, health care, rural,  charity work, elective, hospital, missionary work, Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, medics travel, the medics guide to work and electives around the world, mark wilsonPopulation: 2.7 million
Language: English
Capital: Kingston
Currency: Jamaican dollar
Int Code: +1 876 

The University Hospital, Kingston Public Hospital and the Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay are class A secondary and tertiary referral centres. Class B hospitals (providing in- and outpatient services in general surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology and paediatrics) are located in St Ann’s Bay, Savannah-la-Mar, Mandeville and Spanish Town. There are also about a dozen smaller class C hospitals that are parish-based with two or three doctors providing general medicine, child and community care. Specialist hospitals include: The Victoria Jubilee (maternity), the Bustamante Children’s Hospital, the Mona Rehabilitation Centre (physiotherapy and OT for sufferers from polio, spasticity, amputation and paraplegia), the Bellevue (psychiatry), the National Chest Hospital and the Hope Institute (palliative care). About 450 doctors work in the public hospital and health centres. Elsewhere there are 750 doctors working within the private healthcare system.

Useful Address:

Jamaican Ministry of Health, 2-4 King Street, Jamiaca Tel: +876 967 1101 Fax: 967 7293 www.moh.gov.jm 
Medical Association of Jamaica: 3a Pisley Avenue, Kingston 5 Tel: + 876 929 9227 Fax: 929 5829 www.maj.org.jm 
Jamaican Dental Association, PO Box 19, Kingston 5 Tel: +876 978 0440 Fax: 978 4728 www.jamaicadentalassn.com 

University of the West Indies - Jamaica
Faculty of Medical Sciences, The Registry, Kingston, Jamaica, WI Tel: +876 9271297 Fax: 9272556. www.uwimona.edu.jm 

The University Hospital of the West Indies, Mona, St Andrew, Kingston 7, Jamaica WI. Tel: +876 927 1620 Fax: 927 2101
Cornwall Regional Hospital, Mt Salem, Montego Bay, St James, Jamaica, WI. Tel: +876 952 5100 Fax: 952 4149
St Ann's Bay Hospital, St Ann's Bay PO Centre, St Ann's Bay Tel: +876 972 0150 Fax: 972 1736
Annotto Bay Public Hospital
, Annotto Bay, St Mary, Jamaica, WI Tel: + 876 996 2222.
Bellevue Hospital, Kingston, Jamaica, WI. Tel: +876 926 1380 (The largest psychiatric hospital in the Caribbean) 

 

 

 
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