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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Hospital suicide: man’s family blames staff at the facility

The family of the man who jumped out of a window at the West Demerara Regional Hospital on Sunday evening is blaming the medical...

Tobacco Control Bill proposes G$20,000 fine for public smoking after first offence

The Guyana government has made public its long awaited Tobacco Control Bill; which inter alia, prohibits by law, the smoking of cigarettes and other...

HIV and syphilis: Reduction in Mother-to-child transmission slowed in LAC- PAHO

A new report by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says that progress towards the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis in...

NEW GPC INC donates medical supplies to flood relief efforts

While flood relief efforts continue across the hinterland, NEW GPC INC has donated medical supplies to the Public Health Ministry to prevent any infectious...

Govt splitting Pharma contracts to avoid public tendering

- In breach of Procurement Act Government has been disingenuously cheating the bidding system, this time by splitting pharmaceuticals contracts below the stipulated limit to...

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

TELEGRAPH (UK) Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a...

Public Health Ministry receives $4B in drug donations without oversight scrutiny- source

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) bypassed local regulations in granting approval to a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) called the Guyana Medical Relief (GMR) to...

Public Health Ministry launches training programme for Patient Care Assistants

Fifty-one persons from Regions 3, 4 and 5 are currently being trained as Patient Care Assistants and upon completion of the programme will be...

Public Health Ministry, NOGs team-up to tackle suicide scourge in Region Two

The Government is heightening its work with Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), and other agencies in Region Two, Pomeroon-Supenaam, to tackle suicide and attempted cases. Minister within...

$14M a month Sussex Street ‘pharma-bond’ owner is now Govt drug supplier- PPP

...says expect "imminent raping of the treasury" when the Parliament goes into recess Controversial Sussex Street ‘Drugs-Bond’ owner, Lawrence Singh, is now a supplier of...

Recent Articles

PME result suggests 8-year-old was strangled to death

The 8-year-old boy whose body was discovered in a shallow marsh in Sophia on Tuesday evening died from asphyxiation due to compression to the...

T&T man gets 20 years jail for sex acts on 15-yr-old daughter

(Trinidad Guardian) A Mayaro father regarded as a community stalwart will spend the next 20 years in jail for committing five sex acts on...

ICC backs World XI games in Lahore

Pakistan could host a World XI in Lahore for three T20s later this year, if all goes to plan. The ICC Board extended support...

Traffic Chief warns operators against using private cars as taxis

Traffic Chief, Superintendent Dion Moore is calling on citizens to be cognisant of private cars operating as taxis for their own safety. The Department of...

Adult & child friendly introduction to Parliament booklets launched

...handed over to Parliament's library for public viewing Two booklets -one for adults and an illustrated version for school aged students- along with their...

Social Cohesion Ministry working to strengthen capacity at community level – Dr Norton

Over the next six months the Ministry of Social Cohesion will be working to develop and strengthen the capacities of community leaders and other...

Lawrence announces new drug procurement process to take effect from Monday

Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence, has indicated that the revised drug procurement process will officially be implemented next week. Starting on Monday, June 26,...

Jamaica perfects art of developing sprinters

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AFP) — When Usain Bolt hangs up his running spikes after the World Championships in August, the athletics world will bid farewell...

West Indies bowl, Kuldeep debuts for India

West Indies asked India to bat on what Jeffrey Dujon described as a "tie-dye t-shirt", a surface difficult to predict. The patterns on the...

United States suspends all Brazilian meat imports

(BBC) The United States has suspended Brazilian meat imports over "recurring concerns about the safety of products intended for the American market". Several countries banned...