A useful overview of changing communication strategies by the Ministry of Health and Wellness. It’s not clear if this is a sign of fatigue, from the burden of keeping the population abreast of COVID trends and policy developments, or if it’s felt to be a more effective use of the time and resources of personnel. One thing these changes may avoid is questions, the lack of opportunities to pose and answers to which has caused a lot of discontent amongst local media houses.
Jamaica’s Ministry of Health & Wellness (MOHW) had established a practice of weekly Covid-19 press conferences, usually held on Thursday evenings. …Chief Medical Officer’s Covid-19 Update for Oct 7, 2021