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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Global anti-smoking measures quadruple since 2007 — WHO report

(AFP) Warnings about the dangers of smoking and restrictions on tobacco use have quadrupled worldwide since 2007, but more needs to be done to...

GBTI’s “New-Born Screening” will see 3200 infants tested for Sickle Cell Anaemia

The Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Limited (GBTI Ltd) has been making inroads in the health sector in Guyana. From erecting a billboard...

Brazil commits to Guyana’s fight against Yellow Fever

  and other diseases Guyana’s neighbour to the south Brazil has joined in the fight against the acute viral haemorrhagic disease Yellow Fever by donating...

Guyana & Trinidad have highest rates of premature deaths from NCDs, in the Caribbean...

Guyana and Trinidad are the two Caribbean nations which have the dubious distinction of holding the two top positions according to researchers, in death...

China donates G$20M in medical equipment to help Zika fight in Guyana

PUBLIC Health Minister Volda Lawrence on Tuesday accepted some G$20M in medical equipment and supplies from the Government of China to help in the...

10-year-old needs life-saving surgery, family seeking help

A mother of three is pleading with corporate and private Guyana to assist her in saving her 10-year-old daughter’s life by donating whatever financial...

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,...

Community Health Centres equipped to deal with increased cases of ‘Red Eye’

In the last week alone, the Campbellville Health Centre has seen a dramatic increase in cases of conjunctivitis better known as ‘red eye' compared...

Food & Drug warns against misleading Vinegar labels

The Government analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) is informing consumers of the difference between purchasing Diluted Acetic Acid instead of the natural product...

Ministers Ireland medical trips: They are paying for it- Harmon

...medical insurance policies being set up for the future Minister of State, Joseph Harmon on Friday, during a post-cabinet media briefing, said that all...

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“We need to attack the issues and change our mindset of attacking personalities” –...

...says in relation to issues surrounding Amerindian Act of 2006 As the National Toshaos Council (NTC) conference got underway on Monday at the Cyril Potter...

EYEWITNESS: Transparent…

…or opaque in oil? Call your Eyewitness jaded, but he’s not impressed by this application of a “Multi Stakeholder Group (MSG) for Guyana to obtain...

Self-confessed carjacker jailed

- hours after being caught Self-confessed carjacker Curt Savory was on Monday jailed by Leonora Magistrate Rochelle Liverpool before whom he was arraigned mere hours...

Public Health nurses complain of not being paid in over 4 months

By Ramona Luthi Nurses attached to the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) contacted INews on  Monday to vent their anger and frustration of not being...

Resurging Warriors not taking struggling Stars lightly

The much anticipated clash on Tuesday evening between the Guyana Amazon Warriors and St Lucia Stars at the Providence National Stadium will be a...

Toshaos urged to protect Amerindian communities from criminals

As mystery continues to surround the discovery of an illegal aircraft in North Rupununi, Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo), President David Granger has said...