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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...

Seven year health plan launched

- The seven year plan focuses on the right to the highest level of health, equity in access to quality health care, solidarity...

Guyana has second highest teen birth rate in the region – UN Report

By Kurt Campbell - Guyana's teen pregnancy rate is the second highest in the region according to the 2013 State of the World Population...

Sunday’s Health Tip: The problem with extra long naps

- A nap, a siesta, or as the Chinese call it, a wujiao, is a pleasant break from the day, but the debate...

How To Wire Your Brain For Happiness

- The secret to lasting happiness might be neatly summed up in a cheesy neuroscience joke: "The neurons that fire together, wire together." "It’s...

Why Do We Kiss?

- Kissing is fun and it feels nice. But -- why do we do it? According to new research, one big reason is...

Project launched to standardise testing for renal marker

- Local medical technologists and laboratories will benefit from a one year training project which has the primary aim of standardising  reporting of 'estimated-Glomerular...

Multi – million dollar Jagan Dental Center to advance medical tourism

  -   The Jagan Dental Center was officially commissioned on Tuesday evening (October 8) and boasts of advancing Guyana’s medical tourism. With the attendance of...

Recent Articles

120 new COVID-19 cases; 13 in ICU

A whopping 120 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus from some 1,574 tests conducted in the last 24 hours. This now takes the...

Sections of Sheriff Street to be closed in the nights for road works

The Ministry of Public Works is reminding road users that the contractor, Sinohydro Corporation Limited, will be conducting works on the Sheriff/Mandela Expansion Project...

GMSA lauds membership for $20M donation to St Vincent

See below for a statement from the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) on the Emergency Humanitarian Relief to St. Vincent: The CARICOM nation of...

PM Gonsalves receives relief aid from Guyana; lauds Guyana’s generosity

The vessel carrying emergency supplies donated by Guyana arrived at Port Kingstown, St Vincent and the Grenadines this morning. SVG Prime Minister, Dr Hon Ralph Gonsalves,...

Decomposed body found at Cornelia Ida seashore

A partially decomposed body of a male has washed up on the Cornelia Ida Seashore, West Coast Demerara this morning. The police said at about...

Vehicle set on fire in Providence

The Guyana Police Force is investigating where a vehicle was found on fire along the Green Field Access Road (StadiumRoad), Providence, East Bank Demerara. The...

Region 4 pensioner is Guyana’s 268th COVID-19 death

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported that another person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has died. This takes the total number...

Police intercepted car with ganja in Berbice

Police ranks from the Narcotics Branch and the Special Branch acted on information and intercepted a silver grey motor car (#PTT 6996). The interception occurred...

Emergency works ordered to help flood-affected Mahaicony rice farmers

Minister of Agriculture,  Zulfikar Mustapha on Friday said emergency works to repair the dams and clear clogged channels in the Mahaicony area would begin...

Family slams T&T police for slothfulness in investigating Guyanese designer’s murder

The family of Guyanese born fashion designer, runway coach, and cosmetologist 27-year-old Latchman Singh, popularly known as Marcus or Marc Anthony, who was found...