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Sunday, June 25, 2017

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Recent Articles

Herstelling man crushed to death

deceased was reportedly intoxicated and lying on road A Herstelling, East Bank Demerara man is now dead after he was reportedly crushed to...

Sophia man found dead with stab wound

The body of a Sophia, Greater Georgetown man was discovered late Saturday evening in the area with a stab wound. The dead man has been...

Woman killed, five others injured in Liliendaal accident

A bridal shower outing turned deadly for one of six friends on Saturday evening after the car they were travelling in lost control and...

10-year-old needs life-saving surgery, family seeking help

A mother of three is pleading with corporate and private Guyana to assist her in saving her 10-year-old daughter’s life by donating whatever financial...

China, U.S. agree on aim of ‘complete, irreversible’ Korean denuclearization

(Reuters) China and the United States agreed that efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula should be "complete, verifiable and irreversible", Chinese state media said...

Berbice flooded by heavy rainfall

…Hope Canal saves Mahaica/Mahaicony farmers A deluge which started on Thursday afternoon and continued until Friday morning has left residential areas along the 85-mile length...

1,164 work permits issued in 2016- Felix

Minister of Citizenship, Winston Felix who has direct responsibilities for the Department of Citizenship within the Ministry of Presidency (MOTP) told the Department of...

Truckers lament deplorable interior roads, economic downturn

Reports of an economic downturn were personified by a group of truck operators who travelled from the interior to Georgetown on Friday to complain...

EYEWITNESS: Diversification…

…in agriculture Once again, your Eyewitness isn’t quite sure why so many persons have their drawers in a knot over the “policies” of the Government....

PME result suggests 8-year-old was strangled to death

The 8-year-old boy whose body was discovered in a shallow marsh in Sophia on Tuesday evening died from asphyxiation due to compression to the...