Six Out Of Every 1,000 Jamaican Children In Tertiary Care - Reid

Erica Virtue - Jamaica Gleaner

In a recent debate, Jamaica's Education Minister Senator Ruel Reid addressed the number of children living in alternative care in the country: in September 2016, 57 percent of children in care lived in various family-based care settings, while the remaining 43 percent (1,998 children) lived in residential care.