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Monday, June 25, 2018

HIV and AIDS cause billions of dollars in lost earnings- ILO report

In addition to human suffering, HIV and AIDS cause billions of dollars in lost earnings, largely as a result of the deaths of hundreds...

C’bean health ministers address universal health coverage, climate change at WHO assembly

...Guyana's Minister of Public Health calls on WHO member states to be mindful of the effects of climate change GENEVA, Switzerland (CMC) — Caribbean health...

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo: Patients ‘taken to church’

(BBC) Three Ebola patients left a treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of Congo after their families demanded to take them to church, according...

WHO introduces REPLACE to eliminate trans-fatty acids from the global food supply

A step-by-step guide for the elimination of industrially-produced trans-fatty acids from the global food supply has been introduced on Monday, by the World Health Organisation....

President, First Lady leave Guyana for “routine” medical check-up

President David Granger and First Lady, Sandra Granger departed Guyana earlier today for the Twin Island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to undergo their...

Health Minister meets with DEMTOCO over tobacco control laws

A meeting between officials from the Ministry of Public Health and representatives and lawyers of the Demerara Tobacco Company (DEMTOCO), today, sought to clarify...

General Nursing Council board installed as 2,669 nurses registered

The fifteen-member General Nursing Council Board, responsible for registration and practising of nurses was inaugurated on Wednesday at the Herdmanston Lodge, Georgetown. According to a...

Heart diseases account for 32% of deaths caused in Guyana- Health Minister

Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence during a presentation on Thursday on the importance of cardiac health revealed that Guyana’s population is currently being faced...

Vaccination week 2018 aiming for 100% coverage

The Georgetown District officially launched its Vaccination Week activity which places emphasis on the importance of vaccines and their effectiveness. At the formal opening ceremony,...

GWI shelterbelt to get US$3.5M rehabilitation

More than sixty years after its first major rehabilitation, the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) will receive another set of rehabilitative works, Chief Executive Officer (CEO),...

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Hike in water rates will add another burden on the populace- FITUG

The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG) says it was disturbed to learn, from media reports, of the decision to increase water...

UG prepping to play its role in emerging oil and gas sector …as...

The University of Guyana (UG), is moving aggressively to put systems in place to play its role in Guyana's emerging oil and gas sector. During...

Diamond explosion: Apparatus to trap gas in the works as clean-up ongoing- GGMC

Two weeks after an underground gas pocket exploded at a residence in Diamond, East Bank Demerara, the intense cleaning-up exercise is still ongoing, while...

World Cup reporter shouts at man who tried to kiss her on camera

(CNN) A Brazilian sports journalist was praised for her reaction towards a man who tried to kiss her while she was reporting from the...

India face NZ on triple-header opening day at Providence Stadium in Women’s World T20

Defending Champions West Indies will take on the winner of the World T20 Qualifier under lights on a triple-header opening day on November 9...

Guyanese among 35 foreign nationals held in T&T hotel raid

Police in Trinidad have detained 35 foreign nationals suspected of prostitution during a raid at a hotel and bar in central Trinidad, early yesterday. According...

Opposition seeking answers on Govt’s “unlawful” use of Special Prosecutors- Nandlall

Government's hiring of Special Prosecutors, a move which former Attorney General Anil Nandlall contends is unlawful,  is expected to be placed under the microscope...

EYEWITNESS: Funding…

…for “we own” Half of the PNC supporters live in Georgetown and its environs. And with politics in Guyana dominated by the doling out of...

Poll: CCJ Appeal is to prevent Jagdeo from presidency

-  voters question CCJ's impartiality and fairness Dear Editor, Voters feel that the Guyana Government’s appeal (led by the People’s National Congress (PNC)) at the Caribbean...

FIFA WORLD CUP 2018: Colombia keeps World Cup hopes alive by defeating Poland

After a disastrous start against Japan last week, Colombia got exactly what it needed against Poland on Sunday: A big win led by their...