Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has hailed the Jacksonville-based Northeast Florida Medical Society for providing free health services for residents in Hanover and St. James.
The group, led by Guyanese Dr. Kenneth Jones, is currently in Jamaica for their second annual mission, to be held from November 9 to 13.
The team will be providing primary, gynaecological, pain management, and dental care at elected health centers in Hanover; and Granville in St. James.
Major surgeries will also be performed at Noel Holmes Hospital in Lucea, Hanover; Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay, St. James; and the Falmouth General Hospital in Trelawny.
The team will also be donating medical, surgical and pharmaceutical supplies to aid in the delivery of healthcare services in the region.