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Monday, January 23, 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...

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...

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...

EMS accessible from Monday

patients with medical emergencies who contact 912 will have access to treatment within 10 to 15 minutes The Guyana Fire Service (GFS), in collaboration...

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...

Smoking causes extensive damage to DNA, study shows

Meera Senthilingam, CNN (CNN) The vast amount of damage that smoking can have on your DNA has been revealed in a new study exploring how...

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

Indian High Commission makes book donation

The High Commission of India in Georgetown has donated 160 books – a total of 63 titles with multiple copies -  to the Guyana...

Police arrest 3 after raid unearths high-powered firearms, matching ammo

A Police raid on Sunday evening resulted in the arrest of three males after investigators unearthed two high-powered firearms along with matching ammunition at...

Drama in Tucville as horse thief evades arrest

A horse thief managed to evade arrest after Police gave chase in Tucville, Greater Georgetown, with a horse he had stolen some two weeks...

‘Leaning dangerously’

Motorists and pedestrians plying the Mandela Avenue area closer to the Plaza Bridge are doing so at the risk of a dangerously hanging GPL...

Govt attacks on Chancellor ‘unprecedented in its savagery’ – Ramkarran

…says blatant intimidation signals to judiciary “toe the line” The State-owned Guyana Chronicle has over the past few months been waging an obscene and libellous,...

Man killed after car slams into Soesdyke utility pole

A father of one was in the wee hours of Sunday killed after he reportedly lost control of his car and crashed into a...

Explosion at BM Enterprise kills CEO’s brother, leaves another injured

One man is now dead, and another injured following an explosion at the BM Enterprise ice plant in Houston, around 10:30hrs today. Inews understands that...

US Ambassador to Guyana remains on job- Embassy PRO

… not affected by President Trump’s envoy recall While newly elected Unites States President Donald Trump has announced a major shakeup in his country’s foreign...

The policemen who dressed as women to hide from IS

(BBC) When the so-called Islamic State group seized control of a town near Mosul and began killing police officers, some of them resorted to...

Bridge causes massive flooding on highway farms

… farmers call for Govt intervention A section of the flooded farmland on the Soesdyke/Linden Highway Several farmers in the vicinity of Splashmin’s Fun Park, Soesdyke/Linden...