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Sunday, December 10, 2017

GTT’s Pinktober concludes with $4.7M donation to the GCF

- First Lady urges early screening for a fighting chance against cancer The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GTT) on Wednesday concluded its month-long ‘Pinktober’...

Cancer organizations receive support from GBTI

The Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Limited (GBTI Ltd) made two donations at the Bank’s Head Office in Kingston, on Wednesday, to the...

6-year-old dies after ingesting Filaria tablet, Health Ministry says tablet safe

...PME does not link ingestion of tablet to child’s death Two days after ingesting half of a Filaria tablet, a 6-year-old Sophia, Georgetown resident met...

56 girls from Mae’s receive HPV vaccine

Despite the doubts and tears, fifty-six girls from Mae’s took their Human papillomavirus (HPV) shots today at the institution. Parents and teachers were there...

Life beyond diagnosis – beating breast cancer

By: Nafeeza Yahya Tessa Johnson-Rose stared blankly across the room, her recently shaved head glistened in the light as the camera flashes, her eyes welled...

Public Health Ministry to take HPV campaign to private schools- MCH officer

The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) will take its human papilloma virus (HPV) campaign to privately-owned primary and secondary schools next week Maternal and...

MP calls for changes in filaria tablet distribution in schools

Former PPP/C Member of Parliament (MP) Africo Selman is calling for changes regarding the implementation of tablet distribution under the filaria prevention programme. The Ministry...

HPV Vaccine officially launched in Bartica

School children from Bartica and surrounding communities in Region Seven, participated in the national launch of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination campaign on...

Guyana to benefit from opening of Ajeenkya DY Patil Medical University

The Ajeenkya DY Patil University Turkeyen (Inc), currently under construction, is slated to be completed early next year and be ready to welcome its...

“Life is a big deal” – Min Lawrence at HPV awareness concert

Hundreds turned out at the Stabroek Market Square, Georgetown for the “Big Deal Concert”. Hosted by the Ministry of Health, on Saturday, the concert aimed...

Recent Articles

2 dead in horrific accident at Mahaicony

...as 5 killed in separate accidents today Stephen Phillips, also called ‘Peter Mal,’ of Buxton, ECD and Abbenna Hubbard of Melanie, ECD died when the...

GDF rank dies in accident outside nightclub

…was struck down by minibus at Pouderoyen  A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Lance Corporal is now dead after he was struck down by an...

Cyclist killed by speeding Policeman – at Rosignol

A West Bank Berbice (WBB) man was killed on Saturday evening after he was struck down by a speeding police officer on the Rosignol...

Motor cyclist killed in Berbice accident, cop detained

A motor cyclist is now dead and the pillion rider critical after their vehicle collided with a car being driven by a police officer...

Growth of manufacturing sector affected by 2017 tax measures- GMSA President

-16 companies honoured at GMSA’s annual awards President of the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Ltd Association (GMSA) Shyam Nokta has highlighted the impact of the 2017...

Significant damage averted as small fire at Giftland Mall contained

A fire of unknown origin which erupted at the Giftland Mall, Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara (ECD) was quickly contained saving the institution from further...

Local businesses have to build capacity to compete with Int’l firms – Jordan

Government is urging local businesses to help themselves by building capacity and actively seeking partnerships with international businesses on their own. This is according to...

Letter: Budget 2018 fails to address fundamental issues of wealth generation, expansion

Dear Editor, Budget 2018, like other budgets presented by the APNU/AFC Government, lacks economic perspicacity and wit. The main findings are: * Low economic growth: Had...

North Korea condemns ‘dotard’ Trump over Jerusalem

SEOUL, South Korea (AFP)— North Korea has lambasted US President Donald Trump for recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, renewing its description of him as...

Gabriel, Cummins help West Indies rally after Raval 84

By Andrew Fidel Fernando New Zealand 286 for 7 (Raval 84, de Grandhomme 58, Gabriel 3-83) v West Indies (ESPNcricinfo) A measured 84 from Jeet Raval,...