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Monday, October 16, 2017

Norton admits corruption abounds in local health sector

- says drug procurement change led to countrywide shortages … staff pressured to cancel bids, re-tender to accommodate favoured companies ― source The explosive revelations about...

Norton roasted for constantly being embroiled in one scandal after another

Opposition MPs 'fed-up' with his continuous misleading public statements urge Gov't  to stop interfering in functioning of statutory authorities, particularly those designed to...

25 Medex unemployed 2 years after completing programme

Nearly two years after completing the Public Health Ministry’s Medex programme, several graduates are still awaiting employment. According to a Guyana Times report, there are...

One hour after birth, baby falls off cot at GPHC

– The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) says it is investigating an incident where a baby fell off a cot just one hour...

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...

Cummings-Lodge decomposing body: Man died as a result of malaria, typhoid

The post mortem examination conducted on the body of the 35-year-old man whose partially decomposed body was found in his Cummings-Lodge home on Monday...

3-year-old toddler dies, parents blame GPHC, call for probe

-"Child was moved against the advice of the medical practitioners"- GPHC CEO By Lakhram Bhagirat Samantha Kandasammy and Michael Singh, the parents of three-year-old Anisha Singh,...

Food & Drug lists 26 companies licenced to provide treated water

The Government Analyst-Food & Drug Department has listed for health and safety purposes, 26 companies that are currently licenced to provide treated water to...

GWI bought 100 litres of Antinfek

…was used for testing in water distribution mains – Minister Bulkan The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) purchased 100 litres of the questionable chemical Antinfek, which...

‘Discrepancies’ identified at Region Six Drug Bond

as Regional Audit commences Minister within the Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Karen Cummings and Director of Regional Health Services, Dr. Kay Shako...

Recent Articles

Cambio dealer robbed at gunpoint in front of his home

A 51-year-old cambio dealer was reportedly ambushed by two males on Sunday evening in front of his Meadow Bank, Georgetown home and was robbed...

North Ruimveldt taxi driver robbed, carjacked by gunman

A North Ruimveldt, Georgetown man is now in a distraught state after he was held up by a lone gunman and robbed of his...

Prison Officer remanded for alleged assault of Cop

A 40-year-old officer attached to the Guyana Prison Service was earlier today (Monday) remanded to prison when he appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly at...

‘Obamacare is dead’ — Trump

(AFP) President Donald Trump declared Monday that his predecessor Barack Obama's signature reform and expansion of the US health insurance system is defunct, after...

Letter: Anti-corruption mechanisms need to be implemented

Dear Editor, The Honourable Attorney General, Basil Williams, and his surrogates seem to be staring at the sky, while the pretense that ‘all is well’...

Dominica PM urges businesses to use insurance payments to help re-build island

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Monday called on the owners of businesses damaged by Hurricane Maria last month to use the...

Suspect confesses to robbery/murder of businessman

A 26-year-old man on Sunday reportedly confessed to robbing and killing 64-year-old Godfrey Scipio- a popular D’Urban Street, Georgetown businessman- on Thursday last. According to...

International travel by Govt officials depleting foreign currency reserves- Edghill

The situation in which foreign currency was in short supply earlier this year, in particular the US currency, has led financial experts to believe...

WI v Zimbabwe: Hope, Chase, Brathwaite tune up with fifties

West Indies 301 for 6 (Shai Hope 85, Chase 79, Brathwaite 53) v Zimbabwe A Shai Hope, Roston Chase and Kraigg Brathwaite began West Indies'...

Jamaica Tallawahs head coach Nixon joins Leicestershire

Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise the Jamaica Tallawahs could be about to launch the search for a new head coach, on the heels of...