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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

‘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...

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...

Divisive drug cytotec approved for use only by medical practionsers- CMO

In light of a recent maternal death where the drug cytotec was used to induce labour in the patient, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr...

Health Ministry condemns Kissoon’s attack on Cuban-trained Guyanese doctors

stands by local and foreign trained doctors The Ministry of Public Health has strongly condemned Kaieteur News columnist Freddie Kissoon’s attack on the reputation...

Doctor should have managed maternal death at DDC better- Norton on report

The report on Carol Suniram, who died at the Diamond Diagnostic Centre (DDC) in July of this year after carrying a five month old...

Legislation outlawing commercial human organ trafficking in the works- MOPH

Guyana will soon draft legislation to outlaw commercial human organ harvesting, transplant tourism and organ trafficking, operations which are very attractive on the lucrative,...

Boy dies, brother ‘brain dead’ in unknown illness, health officials baffled-Norton

The death of a nine-year-old boy from the village of Kako, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) and the hopeless condition of his 11-year-old brother who was...

Shocking statistics on suicide … a leading cause of death in Guyana –...

The following was excerpted from a feature written by former Minister of Health, Dr Leslie Ramsammy on the suicide crisis currently sending shock-waves throughout...

150 nurses will be required to re-write leaked examination papers- Lawrence

Public Heath Minister, Volda Lawrence, earlier today announced that 150 nurses, who sat the Clinical and Functional examination in October, 2016 will be required...

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Presidential term limit unconstitutional: Court of Appeal upholds Justice Chang’s decision 2 to 1

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President Trump congratulates Guyana on 47th Republic Day Anniversary

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