Tackling the Declining Birth Rate in Jamaica

Minister of Health, Dr. Chistopher Tufton expressed his concern over the decline in Jamaica’s birth rate. He lamented that if this decline continues it could have serious implications on the development of the country. However, despite Minister Tufton’s concern how do we encourage people to have children if they cannot afford them or are simply not ready to do so?

Information Technology Business Analyst, Kedishia Soares and General Secretary of People National Party Youth Organization (PNPYO), Peta-Gaye Ferguson shares with us on Sunrise their point of view on the decline in the birth rate in Jamaica and what they believe can be done about it. Watch the full discussion here: