Health

JIS Webmaster
12 Sep, 2012

The CHASE Fund will administer and manage the allocations to satisfy the following objectives:

  • Implementation of programmes for the development of healthy lifestyles in Jamaica; and to assist and promote with grants or otherwise the development and improvement of health facilities in Jamaica.
  • Building, upgrading, restoring and equipping health facilities, children’s homes, palliative and drug rehabilitation centres, AIDS hospices and shelters for the homeless.
  • Training of personnel to administer and operate health facilities, children’s homes, palliative and drug rehabilitation centres, AIDS hospices and shelters for the homeless.
  • Upgrading of health care facilities and provision of additional services for the delivery of Health care to the mentally challenge.
  • Collaboration with the private sector in the delivery of health care.
  • Assisting in the development of programmes to facilitate the design of plans and strategies for the prevention of drug abuse among children.
  • Supporting programmes designed for community involvement so as to bring about a decrease in the incidence of drug abuse and its adverse effect on the community.
  • Development and implementation of programmes for cancer prevention, detection, treatment and care.