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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Leonora Diagnostic Centre’s maternity ward to be commissioned in March

The Leonora Diagnostic Centre, in Region Three (Essequibo Islands/West Demerara), will be commissioning a new state-of-the-art maternity ward in March this year, according to...

Essential drugs are still in short supply in Region 2- RDC Councillor

It is a new year, but the lack of essential medications, a situation that prevailed in 2017, at the Suddie and Oscar Joseph hospitals...

Still-born two headed baby delivered at New Amsterdam Hospital

A still-born girl with two heads was delivered at the New Amsterdam Hospital on Saturday, creating history in the Ancient County. The baby, which completed...

Brazil donates 10,000 units of MMR Vaccines to Guyana

Brazilian Ambassador to Guyana, Lineu Pupo de Paula handed over a quantity of Measles, Mumps and Ruebella (MMR) Viruses Vaccines to the Ministry of...

Presidential Commission for chronic diseases launched

President David Granger has outlined a three-pronged approach aimed at reducing the incidence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). This includes countryside public information on the...

Blood bank in Berbice surpasses its 2017 target

The New Amsterdam Blood Bank has accumulated 1,325 units of blood thus far for the year 2017.  With numerous outreaches and blood drives throughout...

Guyana’s immunization programme on track- Lawrence

The Ministry of Public Health is on track to meet it’s 2017 immunisation targets for Yellow Fever, Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR). Minister of Public...

Jamaican doctor in World’s 100 most influential people in healthcare

Heart Institute of the Caribbean Founder, CEO acknowledged for his philanthropic work in the developing world Internationally recognised cardiologist and Founder and CEO of...

‘I beat type 2 diabetes with 200-calorie drinks’

By James Gallagher Health and science correspondent, BBC News (BBC) Nearly half of patients have reversed type 2 diabetes in a "watershed" trial, say doctors...

Caricom observes World AIDS Day 2017

The Caricom Secretariat, in collaboration with the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV & AIDS (PANCAP), has staged its 5th annual commemoration of World AIDS...

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Kohli closing on Viv Richards record

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GPF issues traffic advisory for Mash 2018

The Guyana Police Force is informing members of the public that in order to facilitate activities relating to the Mashramani float parade 2018, the...

Alfonso Thomas named West Indies bowling coach

Cricket West Indies has appointed former South African fast bowler Alfonso Thomas as the bowling coach of the senior men's team. The board made...

Opposition Chief Whip calls for investigation into claims of political interference in Region 1

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) says it is paying keen attention to reports of political interference in the work of the Guyana Registration Office’s...

Carjacking ring: Ex-cop identified as mastermind was dismissed as recruit- Crime Chief

Crime Chief Paul Williams, in an interview with the DPI, clarified that the ‘ex-police’ recently identified as the mastermind behind several carjackings was dismissed...

Mazaruni Prison upgrade moving apace- Samuels

Acting Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels, providing an update on the expansion of the Mazaruni Prison said that twelve of the living quarters earmarked...

EYEWITNESS: Return of…

…Kick-down-door bandits The horrific incident over in New Amsterdam of five armed “kick-down-the-door” (KDTD) bandits invading the home behind a modest shop of a couple...

Negotiations for outstanding $5M in GTT shares to end by March- NICIL

After years of back and forth, negotiations for the US$5 Million owed by a Hong Kong company for the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GTT)...

45% of GWI’s operational costs being funded by Govt

Finance Director of the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI), Jajopaul Ram on Monday admitted that Government is funding 45 per cent of the utility company’s...