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Increase in fast food outlets affects healthy eating in Guyana – iNews Poll

– Eighty one percent of iNews readers believe that healthy eating is being affected by the increase in fast food joints in the...

Japan gives Red Cross Guyana US$61,478 for procurement of ambulance

  By Kurt Campbell – The Guyana Red Cross Society on Tuesday (March 4) received a grant worth US$61,478 from the Government of Japan 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...

Former National Lab Director opens private Medical Testing Lab in Diamond

By Kurt Campbell – QualiTEST – a laboratory offering medical testing services opened its Diamond, East Bank Demerara branch on Friday morning, February...

Foreign Medical Team looking to implement Kidney Transplant Services in Guyana

- A team of health care providers from the University of Calgary is on a visit to Guyana with a main focus is...

Cancer is the third leading cause of death in Guyana – Report

- A report from the Ministry of Health shows that cancer has been the third leading cause of mortality in Guyana with Ischemic...

Citizens decry unequipped ambulances even as MOH distribute new ones countrywide

By Kurt Campbell – “All those things (ambulances) good for is to fetch bodies,” one woman could be heard remarking at the handing over...

Guyana recorded 18 maternal deaths in 2013

By Kurt Campbell   – According to figures released by Health Minister Dr. Bheri Ramsarran, Guyana recorded a total of 18 maternal deaths in 2013. 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...

Eleven children to travel to Dominica for heart surgery

- The Ministry of Health will be sending 11 children with life threatening cardiac problems to Dominica for surgery, as a result of...

Recent Articles

Recognising…Cheddi’s contributions

Yesterday was Cheddi Jagan’s death anniversary, and while your Eyewitness couldn’t make it to Babu Jaan, he’d like to pay homage to the great...

Prominent fuel distributor owes state $3.2B in taxes

…GRA seeks AG’s help amid widespread abuse of fuel exemptions In the wake of rampant abuse of the fuel import tax exemption system and a...

Govt committed to creating environment to attract investment – Ali

– sod turned for $3B Guyanese-owned hotel   President Dr. Irfaan Ali has reaffirmed the PPP/C Government’s commitment to creating the environment needed to attract investment...

4 survive after sand barge slams into boat on Corentyne River

Four persons including a 74-year-old man were forced to swim ashore just after midnight on Friday after a barge carrying sand slammed into the...

57-Y-O man from Region Four is Guyana’s latest COVID-19 death

Another person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has died today. This now takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to...

43 new COVID-19 cases detected; active cases now at 466

The Ministry of Health reported today that 43 more persons have tested positive in the last 24 hours from some 674 tests conducted. According to...

EYEWITNESS: Taking control… of our financing

With our economy set on an exponential growth trajectory on account of our just as exponentially growing oil industry, VP Bharrat Jagdeo had reason...

Armed bandits chopped, robbed man after breaking in his Craig, EBD, home

A 45-year-old man of Craig, East Bank Demerara is now nursing a chop wound to his head after armed bandits broke into his house...

Motorcycles, ganja seized during police raids in G/T; 4 arrested

Four persons were arrested and several items seized by police during raids conducted throughout Georgetown this morning. The areas where ranks of the Regional Division...

Early morning fire destroys teacher’s apartment at NA house

A fire of unknown origin destroyed the bottom flat of a New Amsterdam, Berbice house early this morning. The house was occupied by a 28...