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Adopt-A-Clinic Ceremony – Yallahs Health Centre, St. Thomas, Jamaica Friday, May 13, 2022

Updated: Jun 13


SPECIAL THANKS to Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, MP, Minister of Health and Wellness, Consul General Mr. Oliver Mair and Mr. Courtney Cephas of the Ministry of Health and Wellness, for their initiatives in developing and promoting this Program in the Diaspora.

Big thank you also to all our supporters and donors. Recently, we had the handover ceremony of the Yallahs Health Centre adopted by the D Terrence Foster Foundation, Inc., Stockbridge, Georgia, USA. Councillor Lenworth Rawle, representing the Mayor's office, Mr. Michael Hue and the MP for Western St. Thomas, Mr. James Robertson, Dr. Brian James, President of Medical Association of Jamaica, Mrs. Colleen Wright, Parish Manager, Ms. Sandra Brown, Operations Manager, Staff at the Yallahs Health Centre, St. Thomas Events for capturing the moments, CVM, TVJ, JIS, and other news media, all persons from the Yallahs community who came out in support of this Adopt-A-Clinic initiative. Our heartfelt thanks and gratitude for all your continued support of all the things we do for our communities here and in Jamaica. This is a 3-year adoption and the Foundation is committed to funding the clinic J$3M over the period. This is year one. We ask for your continued support for the additional years. ALL donations are welcome at this website: www.dtffinc.com or contact us at 201-543-3361.


MEDIA COVERAGES

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COVERAGE STARTS ABOUT 4:55 MINS AFTER THE SEGMENT BEGINS


SOUTHEAST REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY (SERHA) VIDEO


ST. THOMAS EVENT MEDIA

THE GLEANER: https://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20220517/health-infrastructure-st-thomas-be-improved

JIS; https://jis.gov.jm/health-infrastructure-in-st-thomas-to-be-improved/

SOUTHEAST REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY: https://www.serha.gov.jm/post/yallahs-health-centre-got-adopted-by-the-fosters

JAMAICA OBSERVER: https://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/health-infrastructure-in-st-thomas-to-be-improved-says-tufton/



Adopt-A-Clinic Program – Yallahs Health Centre, St. Thomas, Jamaica

In keeping with our mission, the D Terrence Foster Foundation Inc. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the government of Jamaica, the Ministry of Health and Wellness, to adopt the Yallahs Health Centre under the Adopt-A-Clinic Program. The Adopt-A-Clinic Program is a strategic initiative that seeks to proactively leverage the philanthropic support of the private sector and diaspora to play a critical role in improving the provision and access to Primary Health Care in Jamaica.


As requirement of the Program, the Foundation will be donating J$1,000,000 per year over a 3-year period. The cash &/or kind will be used to:

  • Aesthetically enhance community health centre and improved working and patient care environment

  • Enhanced social and economic development of the community

  • Building the foundation for improved quality of life

We encourage our St. Thomas parishioners, families, and friends to come on board and be a part of this exciting and well needed upgrade of the Yallahs Health Centre. Please hit the DONATE button now and make your cash contribution. For any in kind items, please contact us at 201-543-3361.

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