Jamaica: Minister Tufton On Why Public Health Must Be Protected From Big Alcohol

Posted on November 01, 2021 in Jamaica, Jamaica

In mid-October the Minister of Health and Wellness in Jamaica, Dr. Christopher Tufton circulated a memo prohibiting all agencies, officials or employees of the ministry from accepting donations, sponsorship, gifts, services or assistance in cash or kind from tobacco or alcohol-producing companies or their subsidiaries.
Since then a discussion has begun in the country around the conflict of interest in accepting any donations or gifts from the alcohol industry. In a recent article, Minister Tufton shared why public health must be protected from the alcohol industry.

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