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Guyana gets its first Neurosurgeon

- Dr. Amarnauth Dukhi has become Guyana’s first neurosurgeon and will be stationed at the Georgetown Public Hospital from January 2015. He is young,...

Jaguar attacks on the rise in Region Two..woman barely escapes

Over 100 dogs have gone missing and the carcasses of scores of livestock in Essequibo have been discovered recently following a number of jaguar...

Sale of meat on the streets will be prohibited- M&CC

The Mayor and City Council (M&CC) says that they are in the process of implementing a decision made at their Statutory Meeting held recently,...

Food & Drug lists 26 companies licenced to provide treated water

The Government Analyst-Food & Drug Department has listed for health and safety purposes, 26 companies that are currently licenced to provide treated water to...

GPHC’s first in house neurosurgeon completes 15 surgeries

- Though still in its initial setup stage, the newly specialised Neurosurgical Department at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), complemented with its...

Still-born two headed baby delivered at New Amsterdam Hospital

A still-born girl with two heads was delivered at the New Amsterdam Hospital on Saturday, creating history in the Ancient County. The baby, which completed...

3-year-old toddler dies, parents blame GPHC, call for probe

-"Child was moved against the advice of the medical practitioners"- GPHC CEO By Lakhram Bhagirat Samantha Kandasammy and Michael Singh, the parents of three-year-old Anisha Singh,...

Tobacco Control Bill proposes G$20,000 fine for public smoking after first offence

The Guyana government has made public its long awaited Tobacco Control Bill; which inter alia, prohibits by law, the smoking of cigarettes and other...

Woman dies in GPHC after emergency C-section

by Ramona Luthi Hours after undergoing an emergency C-section to deliver her third child at the Georgetown Public Hospital on Tuesday, a Kuru Kururu woman...

No resitting of nurses’ final examination – Health official

Public Health Minister Dr George Norton has recommended, based on the report submitted to his office by the Nursing Council, that there should be...

Recent Articles

Convicted prisoner, with underlying medical conditions, dies

A murder convict at the Mazaruni Prison is now dead after he complained of experiencing shortness of breath. The dead man has been identified as...

3 found dead in minibus stuck on Mabura Trail

Three persons were found dead this morning in a minibus that was stuck in a pothole along the Mabura Trail in Region 10. Dead are...

Miners must adapt to new technologies to increase gold recovery rate – Min. Bharrat

With modernisation taking place in each sector, miners are encouraged to adapt to the new technologies to help increase the country’s gold recovery rate. This...

WCD woman stabbed to death by reputed husband

A West Coast Demerara mother of three was stabbed to death late Saturday night by her reputed husband, who is currently on the run. Dead...

Demand for blood will increase as Guyana ramps up organ transplant services – NBTS...

The Health through the National Blood Transfusion Services (NBTS) will be increasing blood donation efforts for 2024 as the country moves to conduct more...

Canada reiterates support for Guyana in border controversy with Venezuela

Making it clear that Canada stands with Guyana in its border controversy with Venezuela, Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana, Mark Berman, urged respect for...

9 homeless after fire guts Weldaad house

At least nine persons are now homeless after a mid-afternoon fire on Saturday destroyed their Lot 22 Weldaad Village, West Coast Berbice (WCB) home. The...

Decomposed body of missing West Canje man found

The decomposed body of a West Canje, Region Six, man was discovered in a swamp today - nearly one week after he went missing. The...

Fisherman drowns in Essequibo River

The Guyana Police Force is investigating the suspected drowning of Courtney Benn, a 43-year-old fisherman of Winiperu Village, Region Seven. Based on reports, the incident...

Siblings in custody for murder of New Amsterdam man

Two brothers are currently in police custody as investigations into the murder of 28-year-old Tyrone France of Stanleytown, New Amsterdam, Region Six, continue. France's body...