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Medical Care


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Jahnea Newby, Student, Mount Waddy Primary School, Friendship, Jamaica


The Melbourne and Michael Folkes Foundation, partnered with health professionals from the United States & Jamaica successfully carried out our two medical/dental health fairs at the Mt. Waddy Primary School in Friendship St. Ann in August 2016 and August 2019.  See our health fair highlights here.

We offered services such as: 

  • Full physical assessments
  • Urine testing 
  • Blood pressure testing
  • Blood sugar testing
  • Extractions
  • Teeth cleaning
  • Health education
  • Dental education
  • Eye screenings

It is our aim to annually host medical outreach programs such as these in rural parts of Jamaica where children and adults are in dire need of health care.

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