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South East Regional Health Authority

SERHA Receives Award from US Embassy for Loss to Follow-Up HIV Programme

Sep 27, 2019  |  Kingston

From left to right: Dr. Getahun Aynalem, Team Leader, Prevention, Care and Treatment, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Caribbean Regional Office, Dr. Varough Deyde, Director, Caribbean Regional Programme; Ms. Maureen Golding, Regional Director, SERHA; Ms. Martine Chase, Team Leader, Strategic Information CDC, Caribbean Regional Office; Mr. John McIntyre, US Embassy Kingston, Deputy Chief of Mission; Victoria Nibarger, PEPFAR Coordinator, Caribbean Regional Program; Jeremiah Knight, US Embassy, Kingston Public Affaires Officer; Dr. Clive Anderson, Country Director , I-TECH Jamaica.

The South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) was among 12 stakeholders awarded by the United States Embassy in Jamaica for exceptional contribution to programme in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, demonstrating sustained leadership, resulting in the accomplishments of mutual goal and objectives. The ceremony was held at the Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston on September 27, 2019. Ms. Maureen Golding, Regional Director, SERHA received the award on behalf of the region.

Speaking during the ceremony, Mr. John McIntyre, Deputy Chief of Mission, called the occasion special, adding that is was in the strategic interest of the US Embassy to recognize its partners.

This award will further strengthen the long-standing ties between the US and Jamaica.

The Management and Staff of SERHA wishes to congratulate the HIV staff who were a part of the loss to follow-up programme for their continuous dedication and hard work within the public health system.



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