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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Firefighters trained to become first aid responders

Seventy Five ranks of the Guyana Fire Service have been trained in First Aid and Traffic accident response by the French Guiana Fire and...

Still no movement on Specialty Hospital Project

The Specialty Hospital Project continues to be placed on hold as the Guyana Government is yet to make contact with its Indian counterparts for...

Tasmanian devil milk fights superbugs

Milk from Tasmanian devils could offer up a useful weapon against antibiotic-resistant superbugs, according to Australian researchers. The marsupial's milk contains important peptides that appear...

Woman who delivered ‘dead baby’ sues GPHC for $20M – Doctor at Suddie Hospital also...

An angry and distraught 34-year-old woman has filed a multi-million-dollar lawsuit against the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for negligence, among other things, following...

Nurses’ state final exams records 97% overall pass rate- Lawrence

More than 200 hundred students are celebrating having successfully completed the state final examinations of the local Nursing programme. Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence...

22 persons die in workplace accidents last year

From a total of 560 reported workplace accidents, 22 of the incidents have resulted in the loss of lives last year, says Minister with...

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....

PSC says Diamond Diagnostic Centre plagued with drug shortages, other issues

...plans to summon Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence to answer questions  A visit by members of the Parliamentary Sectoral Committee (PSC) on Social Services to...

Local/International passengers being screened at Ogle Airport in light of Ebola threat

- A Ministry of Health team led by Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Shamdeo Persaud, held a full Ebola preparedness and prevention awareness and...

T&T in new plan to combat Zika

(Trinidad Guardian) The Ministry of Health has teamed up with several local and regional stakeholders to develop new response to the Zika virus as...

Recent Articles

Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup – Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes handling the pressure "is the most important thing in the World Cup and not necessarily the conditions". He said...

Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY

A Guyanese biker was on Tuesday evening killed while his friend is rendered critical after the motorcycle on which they were travelling slammed into...

Jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

Five Catalan separatist politicians - currently on trial accused of rebellion - have taken their seats in the Spanish parliament under discreet police...

Gunmen cart off $1.2M in cash, jewellery from Bartica businesswoman

Two armed and masked men executed a daring daylight robbery on Monday at 7th Street and 4th Avenue Bartica, Region Seven during which they...

NIS reserves expected to be exhausted in 2021

As far back as 2016, the actuary review into the finances of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) had warned that repeat deficits may bring...

“Justice served” – mother of brothers killed during robbery

The mother of two men, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo, who were killed reportedly at the hands of one of the suspected bandits killed on...

Blackout hits Demerara, Berbice; GPL apologises

Residents in the Demerara and Berbice region have been hit with blackout. The power outage comes at a time when scores of persons are getting...

Man charged with murder of ex-wife Zaila Sugrim

A 38-year-old businessman was hauled before Magistrate Zameena Ali at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court to answer to the capital offence of murder. Ryan Sugrim is...

Berbice Commander urges residents to remain alert

Commander of “B” Division, Paul Langevine is urging residents to remain alert as there may be more bandits involved in a criminal network operating...

No changes to India’s World Cup squad

There will be no changes to India's World Cup squad after Kedar Jadhav was declared fit to participate in the event. Jadhav's position had become uncertain after he...