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Friday, March 22, 2019

Teenager’s sickle cell reversed with world-first therapy

By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News website (BBC) A French teenager's sickle cell disease has been reversed using a pioneering treatment to...

Six children successfully complete heart surgeries at GPHC

- Six of the 18 children who were set to benefit from heart surgery at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), through support...

Leonora Diagnostic Centre’s maternity ward to be commissioned in March

The Leonora Diagnostic Centre, in Region Three (Essequibo Islands/West Demerara), will be commissioning a new state-of-the-art maternity ward in March this year, according to...

“The State did not pay for any medevac for me” – Jagdeo pours cold...

By Jomo Paul – Former President Bharrat Jagdeo has clarified that since he has stepped down from public office, he has not collected any...

Presidential Commission for chronic diseases launched

President David Granger has outlined a three-pronged approach aimed at reducing the incidence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). This includes countryside public information on the...

Eighteen children to undergo heart surgeries at GPHC

- Eighteen children from across the country will be undergoing heart surgery at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) under the tutelage of...

Balwant Singh Hospital now equipped to do open heart surgery

The Balwant Singh Hospital is now equipped to conduct cardiac surgery including open heart surgery on children. This development will ease the burden of...

Only 23% of babies exclusively breastfed in Guyana – UNICEF

According to a United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) report only 23 per cent of babies are exclusively breastfed in the first six months, and Minister...

No outbreak of diarrhoea, vomiting at Linden Hospital – Chairman

Contrary to reports that there has been an alarming increase in the number of children being treated for diarrhoea and vomiting at the Linden...

Trump refuses funding to UN agency that helps Caribbean

United States President Donald Trump is pulling his country’s funding to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an agency that assists 22 Caribbean countries...

Recent Articles

Region 6 calls on ‘illegal govt’ to step down

A peaceful protest in Region Six (East Berbice Corentyne) led by Regional Chairman, David Armagon and former Agriculture Minister, Leslie Ramsammy is currently being...

“This is an illegitimate Government” – PPP/C Presidential Candidate

“This is an illegitimate Government,” PPP/C Presidential Candidate, Irfaan Ali exclaimed as he joined the scores of persons who are calling on the coalition...

Ireland to host West Indies and Bangladesh for tri-series in May

Ireland will host West Indies and Bangladesh for an ODI tri-series in the first half of May, with a double round-robin phase followed by...

Sammy slams Cameron’s stewardship, urges support for Skerritt

  CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy says the Dave Cameron administration could not take credit for the region's three...

PPP/C protests ‘illegal’ government

Supporters and executive members of the People Progressive Party/Civil took to the streets this morning to reiterate their stance that the APNU/AFC Government is...

Man stabbed, shot after intervening in argument

Phagway Day celebrations turned tragic for a young man after he was stabbed several times to his back and shot to his knee when...

Guyana has vast untapped resources – US Ambassador

In a welcome reception hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Guyana Inc for newly-accredited United States (US) Ambassador to Guyana Sarah-Ann Lynch...

Every local option was exhausted to resolve constitutional crisis issue – Opposition Leader

Having been unable to reach a compromise with the coalition Government regarding a possible date for the next General and Regional Elections, Opposition Leader...

Top Cop calls for “calm” as Appeal Court hands down decisions today

Police Commissioner Leslie James on Thursday implored that the “current calm, peace and tranquility” should remain throughout the nation as the decisions in the...

18 injured in Princess Street accident

Some 18 persons are now injured after a minibus crashed into a motorcar at Princess and High Streets, Georgetown. The incident occurred around 17:30hrs. Reports are...