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Norton confirms Police conducting ‘deeper investigation’ into malaria programme multi-million dollar fraud

Police authorities have now taken over the investigation into the multi-million-dollar fraud discovered by international organisation Global Fund in its malaria programme in Guyana. Public...

PAHO Director to brief Health ministers on Zika in the Americas

Director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, will brief ministers of health from nearly a dozen Latin...

Guyana to partially close airports amid Coronavirus outbreak

Director General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) Egbert Fields has announced that airports in the country will be partially shutdown, effective Wednesday...

Refurbished NICU re-opens at West Dem Hospital – infant mortality rates expected to be...

As part of the Ministry of Health’s efforts to reduce infant mortality, the Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the West Demerara Regional Hospital,...

Two cases of Chikungunya detected in Berbice

  – The Ministry of Health has confirmed two cases of Chikungunya in the Canje, Berbice area. A team has been dispatched to the...

Health Minister turns his back on media over questions of maternal deaths

By Kurt Campbell – Health Minister Dr. Bheri Ramsarran on Monday (January 27) flew into a rage and walked away from a group of...

Health workers walk to raise awareness of importance of breastfeeding …see photos

In observance of International Breastfeeding Week, health workers and others, on Friday, participated in a walk around Georgetown to spread awareness about the benefits...

GPHC maternal unit to undergo $236M expansion

– Government has allocated $236M for the remodeling and extension of the Maternity Ward at the Georgetown Public Hospital. A sod turning ceremony, as...

No new coronavirus case in Guyana

The Ministry of Public Health today provided an update on the COVID-19 situation in Guyana, where it was revealed that there are no new...

‘Eat What We Produce’ campaign launched amid World Food Day observances

By Tracey Khan Drakes - The Ministry of Agriculture today launched its ‘Eat What We Produce’ campaign amid observances for World Food Day...

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Guyana Times/INews Public Service Advisory on COVID 19

Wear Masks against spreading COVID 19 In the battle against the COVID 19 pandemic, until a vaccine is created, initiatives have focused on preventing...

Prison authorities taking measures to keep coronavirus out prisons

The Guyana Prison Service is taking proactive measures to ensure the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is kept out of the country’s prisons. Director of Prisons Gladwin...

‘No fuel shortage’, says GuyOil

The Guyana Oil Company (GuyOil) has given all assurances that there is an adequate supply of fuel in the country to meet domestic demands...

‘Ultimate objective of any judicial system is to resolve disputes according to the law’...

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is of the view that the court has no jurisdiction to give legitimacy to what is “plainly illegitimate”, that...

India’s pandemic lockdown turns into a human tragedy

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Audit Office had cited embattled company for expired HIV kits on numerous occasions

Caribbean Medical Supplies, the company currently embroiled in scandal for supplying Guyana’s Public Health Ministry with expired Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) testing kits, has,...

Who’s the greatest T20 cricketer?

A format that began in 2003 and revolutionised the sport. Leagues all over the world. Team managements and players challenging conventional cricketing thought. And...

Partial lockdown in New Amsterdam; Police to take action over failure to comply

In light of a suspected COVID-19 case in the town of New Amsterdam, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne), the municipality on Sunday stated that non-essential...

Cops called in to ensure ‘Social Distancing’ compliance

As Guyana continues to confront the coronavirus pandemic, efforts are now being put in place to utilise ranks of the Police Force in order...

Guyana confirms 3 more COVID-19 cases; total now up to 8

Guyana has confirmed another three cases of the novel coronavirus, bring the total cases here to eight. This was announced by Public Health Minister, Volda...