Integration of the National HIV/STI Programme with the Family Planning Programme

The Board remains committed and has been working assiduously in fiscal year 2012 to 2013 to meet and facilitate the MoH’s Operational Plan objectives of maintaining a healthy and stable population, strengthening the health promotion approach and strengthening and emphasising the primary health care approach. Most pronounced in this plan is the integration of the National HIV/STI Programme with the NFPB. Through the guidance of these indicators and the impending integration of the HIV/STI programme and the Family Planning Programme, a Sexual and Reproductive Health ‘Authority’ of Jamaica will be created. Key reasons for the integration of the NHP with the NFPB are:

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