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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

13 children complete heart surgeries at GPHC; 6 others benefit from cardiac interventions

- Director of the Echocardiography Education Programme at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), Dr. Debra Isaac has reported that during the first...

Guyana takes on mass preparation approach to tackle Ebola- over 1600 medical personnel to...

- Guyana has a mass preparedness campaign on-stream as the dreaded Ebola virus continues to cause worldwide uproar. This is according to Dr....

Deliberate attempts being made to frustrate work of City Council – Town Clerk

Town Clerk, Royston King is urging Georgetown residents to be vigilant as deliberate attempts are being made to sabotage the cleanup efforts by the...

GPHC to set up trauma center with assistance from Chinese Gov’t

- The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) has received a total of $80M worth of equipment from the People’s Republic of China, for...

Cancer Institute mistakes tumor for fatty deposits; family say woman lost a fighting chance

By Kurt Campbell – A 43 – year – old woman is claiming that she was diagnosed as having fatty deposits in her breasts...

The number of people with diabetes in the Americas has tripled since 1980

WHO’s first Global Report on Diabetes highlights the rapid rise of this disease and recommends measures to counter it   Washington, D.C., 6 April 2016 (PAHO/WHO): ...

Govt splitting Pharma contracts to avoid public tendering

- In breach of Procurement Act Government has been disingenuously cheating the bidding system, this time by splitting pharmaceuticals contracts below the stipulated limit to...

Govt forced to admit sole sourcing of substandard ware-‘house’ to store drugs

...as Pharmaceutical farce exposed Transparency and Accountability – or rather the lack thereof – was on full display on Monday as the APNU/AFC Government sought...

16 member Chinese Medical Brigade arrives in Guyana

  By Kurt Campbell - Sixteen Chinese nationals arrived in Guyana as part of the 11th Chinese Medical Brigade, consisting of plastic and general Surgeons,...

Pharma scandal: GTUC calls for $605M sole sourcing probe

– Rule of law must be enforced Government continues to be criticised over the $605 million sole-sourced contract handed to a foreign company for the...

Recent Articles

Suspect in Eccles execution-style killing arrested in private hospital

One of the alleged perpetrators who shot and killed a young father execution-style on Tuesday night in the vicinity of the two Brothers Service...

No-confidence cases: Submissions filed in the High Court

The various parties in the legal challenges relating to the no-confidence vote have filed and sent out their submissions to the High Court. In one,...

Letter: If GECOM cannot cope then the staff should be replaced

Dear Editor, I want to throw this out there - does it make sense that on one hand the constitution, which is the supreme law...

Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — At least four people have died following overnight clashes ahead of Wednesday's rival protests in Venezuela by supporters and opponents...

Miner accused of fraud gets bail

A miner found himself before the Court on Wednesday after he allegedly failed to return funds obtained following the sale of car parts to...

West Indies bat first at Bridgetown as England leave out Stuart Broad

ESPNcricinfo- West Indies won the toss and chose to bat on the opening day of the first Test against England in Barbados. England have selected...

PPP/C presidential candidate on the move, begins outreach in Berbice

Newly elected People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali travelled to Berbice, on Tuesday, where he was given a resounding welcome as he...

Man executed in Eccles

A man was on Tuesday evening gunned down in the vicinity of the Two Brothers Service Station, Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) by two...

EYEWITNESS: Dragging their feet…

…but digging their grave It was a bit surprising the PNC’s still insisting the elections be dragged out – via their unilaterally appointed GECOM Chair,...

CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...