Jamaica Chamber of Commerce Host EMED WEBINAR


20 Jan 2015
EMED Jamaica Global Ltd.(EMED), Jamaica’s premier ground & air ambulance company invites you to join them and the Global Virus Network Experts for a Webinar on Chickungunya, on Tuesday January 27, 2015 at 1pm.
Duane Boise – President of EMED Jamaica stated that “two of the World’s Top Experts on Chickungunya, Dr. Scott Weaver of the University of Texas Medical Center and Dr. Marc LeCuit of the Pasteur Institute in Paris, France will provide updates on the status of the epidemic, the likely spread of the virus, the latest research on vaccines and treatments. Both Dr’s will be available to answer questions about the outbreaks and the ongoing impact to business, travel and commerce”.
It will be an engaging and informative webinar and EMED hopes everyone will be able to join in and get the latest updates on research, vaccines, and answers to your questions to protect yourselves and your loved ones.  Global Virus Network (GVN.org) is a coalition of the world’s leading medical virologists working together to prevent illness and death from viral disease.
Chickungunya (CHIKV) is a mosquito-borne virus that causes high fever and severe, often chronic joint pain.  In late 2013 it emerged in the Americas for the first time and has since spread rapidly throughout the region, infecting more than 1 million in the Caribbean and North, South, and Central America.  CHICKV is very debilitating and has caused significant workplace disruptions in a number of the Countries hardest hit by the outbreak, with large percentages of the labor force missing work due to the symptoms related to the virus.
EMED is a Jamaican-based company that facilitates access to affordable healthcare solutions through out the Caribbean, Central and South America. It provides air ambulance evacuation, ground ambulance services and healthcare services, healthcare technology solutions, employer/employee benefit plans, medical marketing and promotional activities, continuity of care, and case management services as part of the end-to-end solution that it provides. “We are committed to ensuring our Jamaican and Caribbean members have access to internationally recognized high quality and professional services by our partners.” said EMED’s President Duane Boise.
For more information please visit http://www.airambulancejamaica.com.  EMED serves the Jamaica Civil Service Association (JCSA), Jamaica’s largest trade union comprised of mostly government workers, CPJ, the Caribbean’s largest food distribution company, many international spa resort hotels employees and tourist, and most recently The Tryall Club, one of the Caribbean’s most exclusive resorts.
For Emergency Air or Ground Ambulance call EMED 275-1119.

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