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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

Recent Articles

Container of dynamite explodes in St Lucia, 4 dead, several injured

Four people are dead and more than a dozen are being treated for serious injuries following an explosion in St Lucia’s north yesterday evening....

Artistic talents at E.R. Burrowes School of Art showcased in OCC’s logo competition

Three students of the E.R. Burrowes School of Art were declared first, second and third place winners of the Office of Climate Change’s (OCC)...

GMSA calls on authorities to take urgent steps to stabilise exchange rate

The Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) today expressed concern at the rate of deterioration of the Guyana dollar and has called on the...

UPDATE: Terror attack at UK Parliament

(BBC) A police officer has been stabbed in the Houses of Parliament in central London, in what police are treating as a terrorist incident. The attacker,...

Farm certification is a requirement for fresh produce export – NAREI

Local farmers who may be thinking of exporting agricultural produce must first ensure that their farm lands are certified by Quarantine Officers who inspect...

Road works in Regions Seven, Eight in the pipe line

Hinterland Engineer, Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Geoffrey Walcott has confirmed that road works are moving apace in Bartica, Region Seven while the Ministry is...

IPA awarded $36.5M contract without licence to import

… danger of dumping pre qualification criteria exposed Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence has revealed that in 2016 and 2017, several firms were awarded contracts...

Assailant shot, at least a dozen injured in incident at UK parliament

(Reuters) An assailant was shot outside the British parliament by armed police, the leader of the House of Commons said on Wednesday after loud...

Berbice youth apologises in Court for stealing, claims he was drunk

A youngster of East Canje, Berbice was charged and fined for the offence of simple larceny by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan after he confessed...

Windies set to begin preparation for Pakistan series

(CMC) West Indies players will assemble in Barbados today (Wednesday) as they begin preparation for their four-match Twenty20 series against Pakistan starting next Sunday. The...