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Monday, January 23, 2017

Blue Caps calls out Health Officials on apparent surge in Chikungunya Virus

  - Blue CAPS says it has received a surge of many unofficial reported cases of Chikungunya, a viral fever illness caused by bites...

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...

UG’s Medical School to be reaccredited by midyear – Dr Norton

The University of Guyana’s Medical School is expected to be re-accredited by June this year as corrective measures were taken to rectify the issues...

Unstaffed operating room, negligence blamed for stillborn baby

By Fareeza Haniff – A 30 – year – old mother continues to feel the pain over the loss of her baby girl,...

All pregnant women in Jamaica to be tested for Zika

The Ministry of Health in Jamaica will require all pregnant women to be tested for the Zika virus. “When a woman is tested positive for...

Floodwaters receding slowly in Region 5 communities

Residents and farmers in various communities in Region Five (Mahacia-Berbice) are finally getting some relief as floodwaters began receding, though slowly. The National Drainage and Irrigation...

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...

Over 1300 babies overweight in Guyana

- Fifty- two children diagnosed with diabetes were on Friday, February 06 provided with basic diabetes testing kits, inclusive of a year-long supply...

Authorities urged to declare suicide an urgent health problem – iNews Poll

– Hundreds of Guyanese have called on the relevant authorities to declare suicide an urgent health/psychological problem in Guyana. During iNews’ weekly poll for...

Food, Drug department to clamp down on inferior drugs

Director of the Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD), Marlan Cole  has announced that by December 2016, a Pharmacovigilance Centre for monitoring and...

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...