National Cancer Treatment Centre
The CHASE Fund collaborated with the National Health Fund and the Tourism Enhancement Fund to establish a National Cancer Treatment Centre at the Cornwall Regional Hospital. The Centre, which was officially opened on November 24, 2017, houses the linear accelerator machine (pictured), which delivers high-energy radiation to shrink tumors and kill cancer cells.
Mico University and the CHASE Fund Break Ground for Construction of a new Entrance
The Mico University College, the oldest teacher training institution in the Western Hemisphere will have a new entrance by April this year. Ground was broken last week for the construction of the new entrance to the institution funded by the CHASE Fund. The Mico University College is a heritage site with the main iconic Buxton […]
The Balaclava Health Centre
The Balaclava Health Centre, renovated with a $14.3 million grant from CHASE was officially re-opened in Balaclava, St. Elizabeth on December 7, 2017.
Anesthetic Machine to the Mandeville Regional Hospital
CHASE CEO, W. Billy Heaven, (2nd right) hands over with a new anesthetic machine to the Mandeville Regional Hospital on November 14, 2017. The Rotary Club of Mandeville initiated the acquisition of the machine which was supported by the CHASE Fund with a $2.2 million grant.
Voices for Hospices
The National Chorale of Jamaica perform at Voices for Hospices at the University Chapel on October 14, 2017. The CHASE Fund sponsored the concert which was staged by the Consie Walters Cancer Treatment Centre in recognition of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day.
‘A Road to Excellence: A History of Basic Nursing Education at the UHWI’ which documents the establishment and evolution of the University Hospital School of Nursing, was launched at the UHWI on November 2, 2017. CHASE supported the publication of the book with an award of $1,055,300