Oct 11, 2018 In the News

PRESS RELEASE: Adults must help children avoid sugary drinks at home and at school

On  World  Obesity  Day,  the  Heart  Foundation  of  Jamaica  (HFJ),  the  Ministry  of  Health (MOH)  are  launching  a ...
Sep 10, 2018 In the News

PRESS RELEASE – NINE IN TEN JAMAICANS SUPPORT GOVERNMENT ACTION TO FIGHT GROWING OBESITY PROBLEM

According to a post campaign public opinion survey, nine in ten Jamaicans want swift government action to tackle the country’s obesity...
Dec 8, 2017 In the News

‘Stark’ increase in overweight youngsters

There is a "stark" increase between the ages of seven and 11 in the proportion of children in the UK who are overweight or obese, new data...
Dec 8, 2017 In the News

Total ban on fast-food outlets within 400m of London schools, Mayor Sadiq Khan to announce

Fast-food takeaways will be banned from opening within 400 metres of schools in a bid to tackle the capital’s child obesity epidemic. In...
Dec 8, 2017 In the News

Children ‘bombarded by junk food’ ads on family shows

Children are seeing up to 12 adverts an hour for high-fat, high-sugar foods during primetime family TV programmes such as The Voice,...
Nov 22, 2017 In the News

Are You Drinking Yourself Sick? – Heart Foundation, Health Ministry Launch Campaign To Tackle Obesity

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica last week launched its obesity prevention campaign, dubbed 'Are you drinking yourself sick?', to encourage...
Nov 17, 2017 In the News

Mass Media Anti-Obesity Campaign To Warn Jamaicans About The Harms Of Sugary Drinks

(November 17th, 2017, Kingston, Jamaica and New York, USA) Vital Strategies congratulates the Government of Jamaica’s Ministry of Health...
Nov 17, 2017 In the News

Mass Media Anti-Obesity Campaign To Warn Jamaicans About The Harms Of Sugary Drinks

(November 17th, 2017, Kingston, Jamaica and New York, USA) Vital Strategies congratulates the Government of Jamaica’s Ministry of Health...
Jun 25, 2017 In the News

Do you know how to do CPR?

THE Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) last week conducted training sessions in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with different groups,...