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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Georgetown Hospital commissions $34.5M water treatment plant

- The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) yesterday commissioned a $34.5M water treatment plant in order to provide safer water for both patients...

OP-ED: Govt threatens people’s health with scandalous medicine shortages – Ramsammy

(The following is a commentary written by former Minister of Health Dr Leslie Ramsammy) Even as a frenzy of reports are revealed of dangerous shortages...

Norton confirms Police conducting ‘deeper investigation’ into malaria programme multi-million dollar fraud

Police authorities have now taken over the investigation into the multi-million-dollar fraud discovered by international organisation Global Fund in its malaria programme in Guyana. Public...

Diabetes among the leading causes of death in Guyana, 60,000 people being treated

- Diabetes is one of the leading cause of deaths in Guyana and it affects all ethnic groups. Most persons suffer from Type...

“CHOOSE LIFE, LOVE LIFE AND SAVE LIFE” …Berbicians join battle against suicide

Large numbers of Berbicians on Friday joined the Suicide Prevention Walk held in East Berbice, Region Six under the theme, ‘I choose life, I...

40 Cuban-trained medical students to complete internship at regional hospitals

The Public Health Sector will benefit from the internship service of 40 medical students who are completing their final year of medical school by...

Venezuelan hospitals lack 80% of medicines, supplies

(AFP) – Hospitals in crisis-hit Venezuela are facing shortages of about eight in 10 medications and medical supplies needed to treat patients, according to...

CJIA Ebola response checked by President Ramotar, other officials

  –President Donald Ramotar along with other government and health officials had a firsthand look at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport’s (CJIA) preparations to...

PHARMAGATE SCANDAL: Cabinet Sub-Committee finds $12.5M rental too high – Source

… says re-negotiate ‘drugs bond deal’ or terminate contract The lease entered between the Ministry of Public Health and Linden Holding Inc for the storage...

World Suicide Prevention Day: Connect, Communicate, Care

The Indian Action Committee (IAC) joins the rest of the global community in observance of World Suicide Prevention Day under the theme, “Connect, Communicate,...

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...