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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Ministry of Public Health hosts health fair for police force

Members of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) benefitted from health outreach hosted by the Public Health Ministry today. The event which was held at...

Baby Bonanza: Triplets and three sets of twins successfully delivered at GPHC

Within the past week, the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC) has welcomed the safe arrival of nine babies. Twenty-six-year-old Mandisa McKinnon is now the proud mother...

Eleven Regional Health Workers recognised for outstanding work

Eleven regional healthcare providers were honoured for their continuous commitment and hard work. This initiative was undertaken by the Regional Health Services Department of...

Regional Health Officers “pilfering drugs, medical supplies,” blamed for shortages

Regional Health Services (RHS) Director Dr Kay Shako said ending theft and wastage of drugs and medical supplies can help improve Guyana’s healthcare delivery...

After doling out $264M on Sussex St bond, Health Minister now says no more...

...promises to end rental of controversial bond by December 2018 The Ministry of Public Health will stop the rental of drug bonds, in particular, one...

CJIA food vendors urged to ensure foods supplied are safe, nutritious

Food safety is crucial to good health, Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) Coordinator Dr Colin James told some 30 participants at the opening of a...

Guyana rallying against chronic NCDs, obesity and overweight

Guyana today (Tuesday), signed the ‘Childhood Obesity Prevention call to Action’ - an initiative aimed at fighting obesity and chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such...

Tobacco industry has 9 months to comply with packaging, labelling regulations- Govt

Following the publication of the tobacco packaging and labelling regulations on May 26, the industry now has until February 25, 2019, to comply. This gives...

Govt Chief Whip, Amna Ally hospitalised after ‘feeling unwell’

Minister of Social Protection and Government Chief Whip Amna Ally on Monday sought medical attention at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) after complaining...

GoFundMe account for ailing sports journalist needs US$6000 more

...as Minister Norton pays visit Former sports journalist Rene Stoby who is battling a mystery illness was visited on Friday by Minister of Social Cohesion...

Recent Articles

President, Opposition Leader meet on Public Service, Police Service Commissions

Opposition Leader Dr Bharrat Jagdeo this morning led a team to meet with a government delegation headed by President David Granger at State House. The...

David Rose Special School: ‘Incident was not as a result of any deliberate wrongdoing...

Following complaints made by the mother of an autistic child that teachers attached to the David Rose Special School intentionally burnt her child’s hand,...

Windies, Bangladesh face off in opener at Providence on Sunday

West Indies touched down in Guyana on Tuesday night as they seek to keep their momentum from the Tests going into Sunday’s first One-Day...

T&T teen killed in ‘shootout with cops’

(Trinidad Guardian) A 19-year-old man who was shot was taken to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. He was identified...

Du Plessis wants batsmen to ‘trust their defence’

(ESPNCricinfo) Successful teams can make themselves dizzy in Sri Lanka, when after one or two losses they try to devise new plans on how...

BREAKING: Local Govt Elections set for Nov 12

Guyana's Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan announced, moments ago, that November 12, 2018 is the designated date for local government elections. According to the Department...

Man robbed on Thomas St by armed duo who also wanted his motorcycle

A 37-year-old construction worker was on Wednesday evening robbed of one eight penny weight gold ring- valued at $40,000- by two men- one reportedly...

Albion Estate short 600 workers after GuySuCo sacked 3000 from East Berbice Estates

The Albion Estate on the Corentyne Coast in East Berbice has vacancies for 600 workers of various categories, and may not be able to...

Presidential candidate for PPP to be named by year end- GS

General Secretary (GS)of the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP), Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, has outlined that a Presidential candidate for the party could be selected by...

EYEWITNESS: Remembering…

…Mandela Yesterday, Nelson Mandela – who was born in the same year as Cheddi Jagan – would’ve been 100 years old. It’s a sign of...