October 7, 2022 | By Colin O. Jarrett |
Eleven Jamaican Registered Nurses living in New York, were honoured for several years of service.
The Jamaica Nurses Group of New York celebrates 60 years and is being hailed for its outstanding legacy of positively impacting healthcare in New York, Jamaica and the wider diaspora.
Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Audrey Marks in paying tribute to the group said that “from as far back as the Crimean war, when Mary Seacole established the “British Hotel” behind the lines, giving help to those in need”. Jamaican nurses have migrated to the UK, Canada and the USA offering their skills as healthcare providers.