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Monday, October 16, 2017

Public Health Ministry, NOGs team-up to tackle suicide scourge in Region Two

The Government is heightening its work with Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), and other agencies in Region Two, Pomeroon-Supenaam, to tackle suicide and attempted cases. Minister within...

Controversial drug bond contract: Nothing short of a revocation would suffice, says Nandlall

Former Attorney General and Member of Parliament (MP) Anil Nandlall is urging the Government to take immediate steps to terminate the controversial drug bond...

Medical team dispatched to deal with Gastro outbreak in Region 9

Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence has reported that her Ministry has dispatched a medical team to Aishalton, Shea Village and Areunaw in Region...

Smoking causes one in 10 deaths worldwide, study shows

(BBC) Smoking causes one in 10 deaths worldwide, a new study shows, half of them in just four countries - China, India, the US...

Nurses at Plaisance Health Centre granted leave after expressing fear for their lives

– Several nurses attached to the Plaisance Health Centre on the East Coast of Demerara (ECD) have been granted leave after objecting to...

Doctors, contract workers have gratuity benefits yanked

– PPP flays Govt for unilaterally switching workers to pension In a move some fear will precipitate a brain drain, public service professionals such as...

New complex for Food, Drug Department

The Public Health Ministry will be undertaking the construction of a modern multi-million-dollar complex in 2017, to house the Government Analyst Food and Drug...

Lethem stillbirth deaths…PM results released

The Ministry of Public Health, via the Government Information Agency, has released the cause of death of two babies in Lethem. Minister within the...

Ware ‘house’ fiasco: Jagdeo exposes ‘blatant lies’ by Public Health Minister

The People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) has signalled its intention to have Public Health Minister, Dr George Norton reprimanded by the Parliamentary Committee of Privileges,...

GPHC gets EKG machine from overseas Charity Organization

  - The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) received an Electric Cardiogram Machinefrom the New York based, charitable nonprofit organization - Operation DreamCatchers on...

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...