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Chinese Medical team to assist in training local doctors

- A five member Medical Specialists team from the Health and Family Planning Commission of the Jiangsu Province of the People’s Republic of...

Increase in fast food outlets affects healthy eating in Guyana – iNews Poll

– Eighty one percent of iNews readers believe that healthy eating is being affected by the increase in fast food joints in the...

Report says more than seven suicides per hour in the Caribbean

-  A new Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), report says about 65,000 people take their own lives in the Americas, including the Caribbean,...

Norton sounds warning to health care providers – says dishonesty will not be...

Public health care professionals must display honesty in the execution of their jobs, and uphold confidentiality with regards patient information, Public Health Minister Dr....

Condoms ‘too big’ for men in India

- A survey of more than 1,000 men in India has concluded that condoms made according to international sizes are too large for...

PAHO Director urges more community outreaches in Guyana

– during visit to East La Penitence Health Centre The Director of the Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) Dr. Carissa Etienne concluded the...

12 more cases of Chikungunya virus confirmed

    – The Ministry of Health has disclosed that there are 12 more confirmed cases of the mosquito- borne disease, chikungunya. According to he Government...

First Lady calls for early screening in fight against breast cancer

- Breast cancer survivors, their families and supporters were lauded for their strength, fortitude and dedication by First Lady Mrs. Sandra Granger, as...

‘Waste to Energy’ project closer to reality

The company, that will build, own and operate, the Waste-to-Energy Plant, that is proposed to be constructed at the Haags Bosch Sanitary Landfill, behind,...

32 new Cuban doctors join local healthcare system

– Thirty two new members of the Cuban Medical Brigade were oriented on their posts in health care facilities countrywide, yesterday, Wednesday December...

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Regional Emergency operation plans for all Regions by 2019 – CDC

The Guyana Civil Defence Commission (CDC) is working with its partners and national stakeholders to ensure all the administrative regions have an operational emergency...

Albouystown man remanded over alleged attempted murder

An Albouystown block maker was today (Tuesday), remanded to prison after it was revealed that the man he allegedly attempted to murder is still...

Harry and Meghan make first public appearance

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan attended their first engagement as a married couple on Tuesday after their spectacular, tradition-defying...

Faf du Plessis pulls off great escape to lead CSK into IPL final

Chennai Super Kings (du Plessis 67*, Raina 22, Rashid 2-11) beat Sunrisers Hyderabad (Brathwaite 43*, Bravo 2-25) by two wickets (ESPNcricinfo)- Faf du Plessis, preferred...

UPDATE: Police Commissioner orders probe after police pickup rams house

Police Commissioner (ag) David Ramnarine, earlier today (Tuesday), ordered a thorough investigation following an incident about 08:15hrs this morning, on the De Hoop Public...

T&T man found hanging…as wife makes domestic violence report

(Trinidad Express) While the wife of Reynold Machiken was making a domestic violence report against him, he is suspected to have committed suicide. Machiken was...

C’bean health ministers attending WHO assembly

GENEVA, Switzerland (CMC) — Caribbean Community (CARICOM) health ministers are attending the 71st World Health Assembly here discussing various public health issues and its...

CAL offers more leg room on flights

(Trinidad Guardian) Although Caribbean Airline’s (CAL) financial position has improved, CEO Garvin Medera says there is still a lot to be done. “The reality is...

Judge orders trial for $54M in diamonds missing while in police possession

Justice Fidela Corbin-Lincoln has ordered a trial for the matter involving Ronald Khan's $54M in missing diamonds, which vanished from police hands after it...

Herstelling man in custody for reputed wife’s murder

... allegedly submerged her in trench until she drowned A 32-year-old housewife was on Monday evening reportedly killed by her 38-year-old reputed husband. Dead is Lowtie...