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UK to invest over $830M to disaster proof 5 health care facilities

The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development under the Caribbean Smart Health Care Facilities Project is expected to invest approximately 837 million dollars to...

Diamond hospital collaborates to launch medical outreaches

The Diamond Diagnostic Centre has now collaborated with the Cuban Brigade at said hospital along with Region Four Health Department to carry out several...

Mother who died after childbirth suffered from a blood disorder- LHC CEO

The 41-year-old mother of three who died on Monday following a normal delivery at the Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) suffered a blood disorder, referred to...

HERO medical team completes 31 successful surgeries in Guyana

A medical team from the Health and Education Relief Organisation (HERO) has concluded a one-week surgical mission to Guyana where 31 successful surgeries were...

US banning of Guyana’s catfish export a “big blow” – MOPH

While the banning of Guyana’s catfish species from the US export market is just a temporary technical barrier to trade it is still a...

PM Nagamootoo to undergo by-pass heart surgery in the US

Prime Minister (PM) Moses Nagamootoo is scheduled to undergo a by-pass heart surgery tomorrow, Tuesday February, 13 at a medical institution in the United...

India: ‘Fake’ doctor accused of infecting 46 persons with HIV arrested

(AFP) — Indian police Wednesday arrested an unlicensed doctor accused of infecting at least 46 people with HIV by re-using a syringe, the latest...

Conglomerate Siemens pushing for stake in Public Health sector

...as company seeking permanent presence in Guyana The wealthy German industrial conglomerate Siemens is pushing for a stake in the local public health sector. This is...

Global cancer survival up, but progress uneven — study

(AFP) – Cancer survival is increasing across the world but large gaps endure between nations, while some cancers remain hard to treat everywhere, according to...

Mother seeking answers for child’s death at Suddie Hospital

A grieving mother is now calling on the relevant authorities to look into the circumstances surrounding the death of her 4-year-old daughter at the...

Recent Articles

UG introduces refrigerant management course

The University of Guyana (UG) today launched a refrigerant management and equipment presentation course that teaches new and emerging technologies to replace chemicals that...

Kitty Roundabout nearing completion

The Kitty Roundabout is about a month away from completion. This is according to Senior Engineer at the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Sherod Parkinson. “We’re...

45 indigenous communities to be titled, demarcated

The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs has successfully completed the investigations for 45 hinterland communities identified for land titling and demarcation. This was confirmed...

Vessel seized with smuggled fuel to pay $36M in taxes- GRA

A shipping vessel which was discovered with over 200,000 gallons of suspected smuggled fuel during last week will have to pay some $36 million...

GRA to Private Sector: ‘Show me the evidence’

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has distanced itself from a decision to implement Value Added Tax (VAT) on exports and is challenging private sector...

Letter: IAC congratulates CIOG’s newly elected President

Dear Editor, The Indian Action Committee (IAC) wishes to extend congratulations to the newly elected President of the Central Islamic Organization of Guyana (CIOG),...

PPP intends to challenge DPP in High Court over discontinued charges

The Director of Public Prosecution’s (DPP's) decision to discontinue the charges filed by the Opposition People's Progressive Party (PPP) against sitting Government Ministers Volda...

Men in public row charged for resisting, obstructing arrest

Two men appeared before Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan on Tuesday and admitted to resisting and obstructing arrest. Twenty one-year-old Aubrey Hunch of King Edward Street,...

US senators introduce social media privacy bill

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Two US senators, one Democrat and one Republican, introduced legislation Tuesday aimed at better protecting online privacy in response...

IPL: Rashid and Kaul sink Mumbai in chase of 119

Sunrisers Hyderabad 118 (Williamson 29, Yusuf 29, Markande 2-15) beat Mumbai Indians 87 (Suryakumar 34, Kaul 3-23, Rashid 2-11) by 31 runs Defending 118 -...