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Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)

Screening for prostate cancer is important and the new benefit will provide access to diagnostic test for men.

  • Males 40 years old and over who are enrolled on the NHFCard programme can now access ONE Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test per year.
  • The subsidy for the PSA test is set at $1,600.00 (per test).
  • Maximum allowance is one (1) test per year.

You can visit the following laboratories and more locations will be added over time.

Central Medical Laboratory:

  • 2A MOLYNES ROAD, KINGSTON 10 • 14A OLD HOPE ROAD, KINGSTON 5 • SHOP 14, CARIB ARCADE, OCHO RIOS, ST. ANN • 22H OLD HOPE ROAD •
  • KINGSTON 5 • SHOP #13, 34 LADY MUSGRAVE ROAD, KINGSTON 5 • 7 SEASHORE PLACE, HARBOUR VIEW, KINGSTON 17 • 19 GORDON TOWN ROAD, KINGSTON 6 •
  • SHOP# 9, 24 DUNROBIN AVENUE, KINGSTON 10 • 119 HAGLEY PARK ROAD, KINGSTON 11 • 6 CALEDONIA AVENUE, KINGSTON 5 • 23 TANGERINE PLACE, KINGSTON 10 •
  • SHOP 37 WINCHESTER BUS CT, 15 HOPE ROAD, KINGSTON 10 • SHOP #29, BOULEVARD SHOPPING CENTRE, KINGSTON • SHOP# 3 (129 PRO) •
  • 129 OLD HOPE ROAD, KINGSTON 6 • SHOP #28, 2 SEYMOUR PARK, KINGSTON 10 • 22 DEANERY ROAD, KINGSTON 3 • SHOP #10, OCEAN BOULEVARD, DOWNTOWN, KINGSTON •
  • SHOP# 10, PORTMORE PINES PLAZA, PORTMORE, ST. CATHERINE • 26-28 WELLINGTON STREET, SPANISH TOWN, ST. CATHERINE •
  • COASTAL & SURGICAL ASSOCIATED MED CENTRE, RICHMOND PRIORY, ST. ANN • 2 CHURCH STREET, BROWN’S TOWN, ST.ANN •
  • 12 EVELYN STREET, OCHO RIOS, ST. ANN • 6 WINDSOR ROAD, ST.ANN’S BAY, ST. ANN •

Caledonia Medical Laboratory:

  • 8A CALEDONIA AVENUE KINGSTON 5 • SUITE #21, WINCHESTER BUSINESS CENTRE, 15 HOPE RD – KINGSTON • 1 NORTH STREET, KINGSTON •
  • SHOP 12, 129 OLD HOPE ROAD KINGSTON 6 | SHOP #2, 2 SEYMOUR AVENUE KINGSTON 6 |8 WHITE CHURCH STREET, SPANISH TOWN- ST. CATHERINE •
  • 4 MEGA WAY PORTMORE HOSPITAL COMPLEX, PORTMORE ST. CATHERINE • 6 PECK STREET LINSTEAD ST. CATHERINE •
  • 14A QUEEN STREET, MORANT BAY, ST. THOMAS • UNIT #6, FERNLEIGH AVENUE, MAY PEN, CLARENDON •

Fleet Diagnostic Laboratory:

  • 12B PREMIER PLAZA, KINGSTON 10
  • Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Jamaican Men.
  • Only 28% of men over 40 years of age ever had a digital rectal examination done.
  • Of the 5.1 % of men 40 years and older who were sent by healthcare professional for a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening test, only 1.9% of men in this age group report having done a PSA test.

Source: Health & Lifestyle Survey 111, MOH

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