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An agency of the Ministry of Health
ISO 9001:2008 Certified
National Health Fund Pharmaceutical Division aims to offer the highest quality pharmaceutical and medical supplies to satisfy the needs of health care facilities throughout Jamaica. Through the use of its extensive network of both overseas and local manufacturers and wholesalers it is able to provide "hard to get" pharmaceuticals for life threatening diseases and emergency needs. This service has been provided to numerous private individuals, particularly patients with cancer and HIV/AIDS.
Regular services are offered Monday to Fridays during the hours 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. An emergency response service is also available, mainly to satisfy the emergency needs of the hospitals, outside of the regular hours, on weekends, and during public holidays.
We also serve private individuals by providing a source of 'hard to get' pharmaceutical items for life threatening diseases and emergency needs through the use of our extensive network of overseas manufacturers and wholesalers.
The variety of products spans some 800 pharmaceutical items and 300 medical sundry items. The range of products carried by the company's distribution arm is divided into the following product categories: pharmaceuticals; medical sundries; x-ray products; pharmaceutical raw materials; dental supplies and sutures. Pharmaceuticals and medical sundries are by far the largest product categories, comprising approximately 800 and 300 items, respectively.
The division procures its supplies from approximately 80 pharmaceutical and medical supplies companies located in 20 countries.