News

8 Mar
Uncategorized

Caribbean Moves towards taxing of sugar sweetened beverages

With skyrocketing rates of overweight and obesity facing Caribbean nations, policymakers are increasingly being challenged to find solutions for this public...
25 Feb
Health Education - In the News

81% of Jamaicans Support a Tax on Sugary Drinks if Revenue Supports Childhood Obesity Prevention Programmes

Recognizing February as Heart Month, the Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) is launching a new phase of its ongoing obesity prevention media campaign on...
13 Feb
In the News

Thomas, Allen, Davidson top 2019 Crystal Spring Run For Your Heart 5K/2K- Jamaica Observer

It was a fight to the finish for Henry Thomas, Duwell Allen and Odane Davidson who topped the Crystal Spring Run For Your Heart (RFYH) 5K Run, 5K Walk and the...
12 Feb
Charity

Medical Symposium 2019

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica on Tuesday, February 19th will host our annual Medical Symposium, at the Spanish Court Hotel at 5:30pm under the theme Heart...
13 Dec
Charity

The Crystal Spring, Run for Your Heart 5k – Fact Sheet

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica, The Crystal Spring, Run for Your Heart 5k, 2k and Roun di track event in association with Running Events Jamaica will be held...
11 Oct
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  new  phase  of ...
10 Sep
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 epidemic. Eighty-one...
1 Jul
Reports

2017 Annual Report

View or Download our 2017 Annual Report by clicking the link below HEART FOUNDATION OF JAMAICA ANNUAL REPORT...
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