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April 03, 2018
Contributed The Elderslie Health Centre in St Elizabeth, a type one facility which operates as a maternity centre and the only one of its kind in the parish, has been officially adopted by the JA55 Charities Group, UK, through the Health Ministry's Adopt a Clinic programme. Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton (second right) made the announcement at the unveiling ceremony on Friday, March 23, and explained that the health centre will be receiving support for its basic and critical needs for the period 2018 to 2023. The Health Centre provides several services including maternal and child health, antenatal, postnatal, immunisation and nutrition to more than 4,000 residents.Also photographed are parish manager of the St Elizabeth Health Services, Sean Brissett (left); regional director of the Southern Regional Health Authority, SRHA, Michael Bent (second left); SRHA board chairman, Wayne Chen (third left); public health nurse for the Maggotty Health District, Norma Stewart Whittaker (fourth left); and councillor/caretaker of the Ipswitch Division, Clinton Samuels (right).