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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...

NAPS launches 7 year plan to eliminate HIV

A new seven year plan aimed at eliminating HIV in Guyana has been launched by the National Aids Programme Secretariat (NAPS) today, titled “HIVision...

300 Guyanese scholars return

Over the past three days, about 300 Cuban trained Guyanese have returned from the spanish speaking island  to serve their country. Over the last two...

Sunday’s Health Tip: The Decline in Male Fertility – Scientists Puzzle Over Declining Sperm...

Are today's young men less fertile than their fathers were? It's a controversy in the fertility field, with some experts raising the alarm over...

Consumers urged to desist from purchasing expired medical products

Only the consumers can bring an end to the sale of expired goods, particularly medical products. This is the view of the former Health Minister...

New Pharmacy, Baby Store commissioned

A new Pharmacy and Baby store was opened today in Barr Street, Kitty. The two establishments were commissioned by Former Minister of Health Dr....

Suriname, Guyana convene Bi – National meeting

The Ministry of Health today convened its first Bi - National meeting for collaboration on Health with Suriname. The meeting is aimed at discussing health...

US Embassy provides medical care to over 200 Linden residents

The U.S Embassy’s Humanitarian Assistance Program (HAP) team, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the Wismar Mosque, and the Central Islamic Organization of...

Guyana records reduction in teenage pregnancies

Over the last two days, Caribbean nationals have been participating in the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN/ECLAC) and...

Top blood donors honoured

The National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) of the Ministry of Health yesteday hosted an appreciation ceremony at its East and Lamaha Streets location in...

Recent Articles

Pensioner perishes in Cummings Lodge fire

  A 68-year-old man perished in a fire which occurred this afternoon at his Cummings Lodge, Greater Georgetown home. He has been identified as Lionel Kyte. According...

Police, robbery suspect exchange gunfire at Bachelor’s Adventure

Police officers and a robbery suspect today opened fire at each other during a confrontation at Bachelor's Adventure, East Coast Demerara (ECD). A statement from...

Boat captain drowns after colliding with wharf

A boat captain is now dead after the boat he was operating collided with a wharf in the Berbice River, causing him to fall...

23 new Covid-19 cases recorded

The Health Ministry has announced that 23 new cases of the novel coronavirus virus have been recorded, taking the total confirmed cases to date...

CJ orders SOPs, SORs be handed over to Registrar for “safekeeping”

Chief Justice Roxane George, this afternoon, ordered that the Chief Elections Officer (CEO) and by extension the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), hand over all...

Qatar field hospital expected this week

Guyana’s COVID-19 fighting capacity is set to be boosted with the arrival of a field hospital from Qatar, later this week. Minister of Health, Dr...

CJ strikes down APNU/AFC’s 2nd election petition

Chief Justice Roxane George today dismissed the second elections petition filed by the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) seeking to vitiate...

Diplomat dies owing State millions, Govt urged to recover monies

Officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs came up before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) today, where they were questioned over a number of...

Man found dead in Canje River

Police are investigating the circumstances that led to the death of a 33-year-old man who was a passenger on board of a punt in...

Convicted killer gets life sentence reduced to 12 years

Deosaran Bisnauth, who was in 2017 sentenced to life imprisonment for manslaughter, has gotten his sentence reduced to 12 years after he challenged the...